Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fifth District announced an arrest has been made in reference to an Armed Carjacking offense that occurred on Thursday, November 9, 2017, in the 1000 block of Bladensburg Road, Northeast.
At approximately 4:20 pm, the victim was operating a vehicle for hire and picked up the suspect at the listed location. The victim and the suspect had a disagreement. The victim asked the suspect to exit the vehicle. The suspect brandished a handgun then directed the victim to exit. As the suspect was attempting to take control of the vehicle, the victim was able to drive away. The suspect fled on foot.
On Thursday, January 11, 2018, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 21-year-old Alante Brown, of Northeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Armed Carjacking.