Man stole $200 from Elliott School parking garage, police say

Updated: August 15, 2017 at 9:33 a.m.

City police are searching for a suspect who robbed an attendant in a parking garage near the Elliott School of International Affairs Monday afternoon, according to a University alert.

At about 12:25 p.m., a man approached the attendant holding his hand in his jacket pocket and motioning as if he had a gun, according to a Metropolitan Police Department Report. The man yelled “get on the ground before I hit you” and shoved the attendant to the ground, according to the report.

He then went into the attendant’s booth and began pressing buttons on the register. Once it opened, he stole $200, according to the report.

The suspect then walked up the ramp of the garage and fled in an unknown direction, according to the GW alert.

The individual is described as a black man, 5 feet 10 inches tall, wearing blue pants and a black jacket with the Adidas symbol on the right upper chest and a gold watch on one wrist, according to the alert.

No one was hurt in the incident, according to the alert.

The case remains open, according to the police report.

Authorities ask anyone who sees the suspect to call the University Police Department or 911.

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