D.C. police seek 6- or 7-year-old suspect in robbery

WASHINGTON – D.C. police were searching Sunday night for a very young suspect.

At 8:19 p.m., police tweeted that a black male, 6 to 7 years old, wearing a white shirt and black shorts, was wanted in connection with a robbery in the 4300 block of Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue in Northeast. The suspect also was described as being 4 feet tall and weighing 100 pounds.

In a news release issued at about 10:15 p.m., police say they were investigating an allegation involving a group of boys ages 7 to 14 that approached a customer at a McDonald’s in the 4300 block of Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue NE earlier that evening.

Police say one of the boys allegedly took the customer’s cellphone and fled.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or text a tip to 50411.

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