A trip to the washateria turned frightening for a senior citizen couple on the morning of Tuesday May 1st.
The couple was doing laundry in washateria in the 1300 block of Abney Street when the suspect approached and demanded money from them. The suspect is the younger man seen in the photo at right, taken from a surveillance video.
When the victim refused to give him money, the suspect attacked the couple. The woman was able to get the attention of a nearby deliver driver who ran to their aid, causing the suspect to flee.
The suspect appears to be in his late teens and has a large earring in his left ear and was wearing a large necklace.
If you know who this suspect is, call Crime Stoppers at 639-TIPS. You never have to give your name, and we're offering a cash reward of up to $1000 for information that leads to an arrest in this robbery.