Thursday, April 28, 2011

Pro Bono Tropical Foods, 5403 Georgia Avenue, robbed at gunpoint last night

MPD reports that Pro Bono Tropical Foods, located at 5403 Georgia Ave. NW, was robbed at gunpoint yesterday evening:

Pro Bono Groceries reports that at approximately 8:30 p.m., they were robbed at gunpoint. A lone suspect entered into the establishment and announced a robbery, subsequently an undetermined amount of US currency was taken. There were no reported injuries as a result of this robbery. The suspect is described as a black male, 25-30 years of age, 6' 160 pounds, wearing a black jacket and black jeans, armed with a silver hand gun.

Anyone with information relative to the above listed offense is asked to call the Fourth District Detectives Office on 202-715-7506.

An email sent about seven hours later by MPD's James Cullen reports:

The suspect in this robbery was later arrested after the complainant saw him back in the area. Officer Pena made the arrest and charged the suspect with Armed Robbery and possession of marijuana.

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