WASHINGTON, DC- Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Carjacking Task Force announce an arrest has been made in reference to Armed Carjacking offenses that occurred in the First and Sixth Districts.
- On Friday, July 16, 2021, at approximately 12:05 am, the suspect approached the victim who was seated in their vehicle in the 300 block of Tingey Street, Southeast. The suspect brandished a handgun, struck the victim, and demanded the victim’s vehicle. The victim complied. The suspect then fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle. An additional suspect fled the scene in a nearby vehicle. The victim’s vehicle has been recovered.
- On Saturday, July 17, 2021, at approximately 2:00 am, two suspects approached the victim in the 1400 block of Ridge Place Southeast. One of the suspects brandished a handgun and demanded the victim’s vehicle keys. The suspects then fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle. The victim’s vehicle has been recovered.
On Thursday, July 22, 2021, a 17 year old juvenile male, of Northeast, DC was arrested and charged with Armed Carjacking (Gun) in reference to the above cases.
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