Carjacking Near Center City Philly Caught On Video



by Alex Lloyd Gross

There has been an epidemic of carjackings in Philadelphia.   One 16 year old carjacker was shot and killed by a victim with a  legally owned firearm.  There are quite a few other carjackings that result in the victim getting the car.  Police recently released a video showing suspects wanted for an  armed carjacking that happened on January 6 2022.  The two walk down the street , one on either side, so she would be distracted by one or the other.

A woman had parked car on the 800 block of North 28th Street.at 1:00pm, the victim, a 40-year-old-female, was getting out of the vehicle, she was approached by  two unknown black males armed with handguns. Suspect #1 told the victim to get of the car while suspect #2 entered the passenger seat and climbed over into the driver’s seat. The Suspect #1 then took her cell phone and passcode. After giving the suspect the code, he got in the passenger seat. then drove off toward Parrish Street.

 

  • Suspect Description:
    Suspect #1: Black male, thin build, wearing a dark colored hooded jacket and dark colored pants.
    Suspect #2: Black male thin build, wearing a dark colored jacket and light color pants
  • If you have any information about this crime or these suspects, please contact:
    Central Detective Division:
    215-686-3093/3094
    Det. Koenig
    DC 22-09-000513
  • To watch the video go here

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