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Police seek DC armed robbery suspects

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- D.C. police have released video in connection with an armed robbery and need your help locating multiple suspects.

It happened in the 4700 block of Central Ave, NE, on November 6.

Police released the following suspect descriptions:

Suspect 1: Black male, 16-17 years of age, 5'7" to 5'8" in height, 130 pounds, dark complexion, with short hair. He was last seen wearing black clothing and armed with a handgun.

Suspect 2: Black male, 16-17 years of age, 5'7" to 5'10" in height, medium complexion, with dreadlocks. He was last seen wearing dark clothing.

Police do not have descriptions for two additional suspects at this time.

If you have any information, call (202) 727-9099 or text 50411. 

5 sprayed with mace outside DC school

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- D.C. Fire officials say five people were sprayed with mace outside a school on Monday.

It happened around noon in the 1300 block of Florida Avenue, Northwest. 

Officials say a large fight outside a D.C. school resulted in five people being sprayed with mace. One person was transported to the hospital in an unknown condition and the other are being treated at the scene.

The fight did not take place outside a D.C. Public School. Police say it appears that it happened outside Booker T. Washington Charter School.

WUSA9 reporter Debra Alfarone is headed to the scene. Stick with us for updates.

DC police seeking 2 bank robbery suspects

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- D.C. police need your help identifying two suspects in connection with a bank robbery in Northwest.

It happened Tuesday at the TD Bank, located at the 900 block of Rhode Island Avenue, NW.

At approximately 10:43 a.m., police say two suspects entered the bank, displayed a weapon and left with cash in an unknown direction.

Police released the following suspect descriptions:

Suspect One: 40-50 years of age, approximately 5'9" to 5'10" in height, and last seen wearing a black skull mask, a black down vest, and jeans.

Suspect Two: 40-50 years of age, and last seen wearing a black down jacket, light grey hood, with a black skull cap mask.

Anyone with information that can assist in the identification of this subject is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099.


Boffi-Maxalto create Albero di Natale, Italian for Christmas tree, at this year’s Georgetown Jingle

Boffi-Maxalto create Albero di Natale, Italian for Christmas tree, at this year’s Georgetown Jingle

Julia Walter of Boffi and Brian Fell of Maxalto designed an Italian-themed tree that includes a Tuscany Villa getaway and gift certificates from local Italian restaurants and beauty salon.

Spectacular holiday trees and décor are now on display in the lobby of the Four Seasons Hotel in anticipation of the 8th Annual Georgetown Jingle held this Sunday, December 15th. The event benefits pediatric programs at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.

82-year-old man missing from DC

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- D.C. police are looking for a missing 82-year-old man. Police say John Jeffers was last seen between 5:15 and 5:30 p.m. Monday at 14th and Irving Street NW.

Police describe Jeffers as a black male, 5'9" tall, 115 pounds, with a goatee and gray hair. They say he was last seen wearing a green jacket with a black or brown collar, beige shirt, black sweat pants, black shoes and wearing a Redskins hat.

If you have any information on Jeffers, please call police at 202-727-9099 or 202-576-6768.

300 without power in DC

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Pepco officials say about 300 people are without power in Columbia Heights Thursday.

According to Bob Hainey, Pepco crews are working along Park Road to solve an underground cable problem.

Crews think that they have isolated all problems and hope to have power restored to all customers within the hour, officials said.

Food & Friends delivers Thanksgiving meals to sick

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Thanksgiving morning, tens of millions of Americans will be in the kitchen putting together their Thanksgiving feasts.

But for those who are too ill to prepare the holiday meal, a local organization is stepping in to help.

Food & Friends will provide complete holiday meals to people living with AIDS, HIV, cancer and other serious illnesses.

The meals, which serve four people, include a full turkey and all the fixings.

A long line of volunteers was already forming at 4:00 a.m.

What began as a small group of volunteers in 1988 with a couple hundred clients is now a huge operation serving 3,000 clients living in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

Throughout the year, 14,500 volunteers for Food & Friends. 

Find out how you can help here: http://www.foodandfriends.org/site/pp.asp?c=ckLSI8NNIdJ2G&b=7565475