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DC police search for man they say robbed store with 'AK style rifle'

DC police search for man they say robbed store with 'AK style rifle'. (Courtesy of D.C. Police)

DC police are searching for a man they say was caught on camera robbing a story in Northeast DC with an "AK style rifle".

Police say the armed robbery happened this past Friday in the 2500 block of Benning Road, NE at 3:50 am.

Authorities say the suspect entered the store and demanded money while holding the long gun.

The suspect is described as a black man in his late 20's, with a thin build and a light complexion.

He was last seen wearing a dark coat with a black scarf covering his face, while carrying a green backpack.

Anyone with information regarding the armed robbery should call police at 202-727-9099. Information can be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411.

A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered in the case.

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