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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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