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Police in Washington, DC, are asking the public for help in locating a group who allegedly kidnapped five people at gunpoint in separate incidents over the course of four days.

The Washington, DC, Metropolitan Police Department is looking for three to four suspects who approached each victim at gunpoint late at night or early in the morning, forced them into vehicles, and ordered them to withdraw money from nearby ATMs before letting them go.

Crime Solvers of Washington, DC is offering a reward of up to $ 10,000 for any information that leads the police to their suspects.

The first incident happened around 10:30 p.m. on August 24, police said. The victim, whose age was not provided, was in the area of ​​Corcoran Street, Northwest and 13th Street, Northwest, when the suspects approached and one flashed a gun .

The others “forced the victim” into a vehicle and the group drove the person “to several ATMs and withdrew funds from the victim’s bank accounts,” police said. They then let the victim go and fled the area.

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At around 11 p.m. on Wednesday, a group of suspects kidnapped another victim in a similar fashion – a person showing a handgun and demanding that his target get into a car. They allegedly “forced the victim out of the vehicle” after obtaining the person’s bank account information and then withdrew the money.

Hours later, just before 1:15 a.m. Thursday, suspects flashed several handguns in the 14th and Allison Street neighborhood and attacked the victim as she tried to escape, police said. They took him to a nearby vehicle and took his belongings and bank details.

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They then allegedly took him to numerous ATMs, where they took money from his accounts before letting him go.

Friday went off without incident, but suspects committed two robberies on Saturday with armed kidnapping.

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The attacks were similar in nature to previous incidents, in which suspects abducted their victims at gunpoint and transported them by vehicle to nearby ATMs, police said. They then released the victims each time.

Police provided photographs and video of the suspects, which were filmed during or around the time of the attacks. Police are asking anyone with information to call (202) 727-9099 or text 50411.


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