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Police investigating NW armed robbery

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- The U.S. Park Police is investigating an armed robbery in Northwest.

It happened on the Fort Totten footpath on Wednesday, December 4.

Police say two suspects ran up behind a female victim, pointed a handgun at her and demanded her purse and iPhone. The suspects fled on foot.

The suspects are described as two black males, approximately 5'7 to 5'8, approximately 18 to 20 years old, skinny but muscular, wearing black ski masks and dark clothing. One suspect was possibly wearing tan pants, officials said.

Police have released video still images from the night of the robbery that were taken in the area of the Brooklyn Metro Station. 

The people in the video still images were using the victim's SmarTrip Metro card.

If anyone can identify the individuals in the above photo, please contact the United States Park Police Tip Line 202-610-8601, or Detective Pettett at 202-610-8739 and reference USPP Case #13-45172.