Two men rob bank near D.C. convention center

Two men robbed a downtown Washington bank near the convention center Friday afternoon, and a D.C. police spokesman said officers quickly caught one suspect holding money two blocks away.

Officer Araz Alali said the robbery occurred about 2 p.m. at the Independence Federal Savings Bank in the 1300 block of 9th St. NW., near Mount Vernon Square. He said two men demanded money but did not display any weapons.

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Alali said officers arrested one man a few minutes later at 10th and O streets. The second man is being sought.

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