The D.C. Metropolitan Police Department continued their manhunt Sunday (June 5) for a suspect accused an armed carjacking of an ambulance, FOX News reports.
MPD said in a statement that the suspect approached D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel at about 8:52 a.m. on Saturday (June 4) while they were responding to a report of an injured person in the area of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue and Chicago Street, Southeast.
The suspect entered the back of the parked ambulance with his hand on a handgun in his waistband “while making a threat toward the victims.” They exited the vehicle, and the suspect fled in the ambulance. None of the EMS workers were injured, and the vehicle was later recovered.
Detectives from the seventh district are circulating a photo of the suspect taken by a video camera and seeking the public’s help to capture him.
The department offers a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of suspects responsible for a violent crime committed in the District of Columbia.
Police said anyone who can identify this individual or who knows about this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text a tip to the department's TEXT TIP LINE at 50411.