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Armed Carjacking Suspects Sought

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Armed Carjacking Suspects Sought

Police are seeking the identity of three suspects who committed an armed carjacking.

Detectives assigned to the Metropolitan Police Department’s Carjacking Task Force are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating three suspects wanted in connection with an Armed Carjacking committed in the vicinity of South Capitol and Elmira Streets, SW, on Christmas Day 2009. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>

On Friday, December 25, 2009, at approximately 3:40 pm, the victim was confronted by three suspects at the intersection of South Capitol and Elmira Streets, SW, as he was about to enter his automobile.  The victim was pushed to the ground by one suspect and threatened with a handgun by another. One of the suspects then obtained the victim’s car keys. Subsequently, all three suspects entered the victim’s car and drove away. The victim was not physically injured and the vehicle was later recovered. 

The alleged suspects in this case are described as follows:

Suspect # 1: A dark complexioned black male, about 18 years of age, approximately 5’5” in height with a slim build, wearing a black hat, a red and black jacket with a stripe on each sleeve, armed with a dark colored semi automatic handgun.

Suspect #2:    A medium complexioned black male, about 22 years of age, approximately 6’2” in height with a slim build, wearing a black knit cap and a black leather jacket.

Suspect#3:   A medium complexioned black male, 22-23 years of age, 5’7” -5’8” in height with a slim build, wearing a black coat, black pants and tan boots.

The Metropolitan Police Department is currently offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for this robbery.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIM [E]. Anonymous information may also be forwarded to DC Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS and to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. If the information provided to Crime Solvers leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.