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Posted at 06:43 AM ET, 02/27/2013

D.C. police seek suspect in bag-grabbing street robbery

D.C. police are looking for a suspect in a robbery in Northwest Washington on Sunday in which a man approached a woman from behind and grabbed a bag from her hand.

Officials released a video of the man drawing close to the woman in the 1400 block of T Street NW and seizing the bag she was carrying.

The suspect then took off running. The woman was not injured in the robbery.

The suspect is described as 5’9” to 5’10”, 19 to 20 years old, with a stocky build. He was last seen wearing a navy blue pea coat and ripped denim jeans.

Anyone with information about the suspect can call 202-727-9099 or send a text message to 50411.

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