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Arrest Made in an Armed Carjacking (Gun) Offense: 2500 Block of Benning Road, Northeast

Monday, August 2, 2021

 

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Carjacking Task Force announced an arrest has been made in an Armed Carjacking (Gun) offense that occurred on Saturday, June 19, 2021 in the 2500 block of Benning Road, Northeast.

 

At approximately 5:25 am, two suspects approached the victim at the listed location.  One of the suspects brandished a handgun and the other suspect demanded the victim’s vehicle keys.  The suspects took property from the victim, including vehicle keys, and then fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle.

 

On Monday, August 2, 2021, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 19 year-old Jahiem Foster, of Northeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Armed Carjacking (Gun).

 

This case remains under investigation. Anyone who has knowledge of this offense should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department's TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a violent crime committed in the District of Columbia.