This tweet from the DC police sounded like a remarkable bit of mayhem–persons of interest fleeing in a garbage truck? Sign us up for updates!
Robbery Establishment in the 6900 block of 4th Street NW. LOF is for (2) two B/M's. S1: B/M,40 yoa, dark complexion. S2: B/M, 50 yoa, gray hooded sweatshirt and dark glasses, armed with a handgun.L/S northbound on 4th street in a green trash truck.
— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) June 19, 2019
Unfortunately, a police spokesperson says, a witness in this case described a silver sedan, not a trash truck. At this moment the police are not sure why the alert said they were in a trash truck. Washingtonian plans to follow this story anyway.