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 see these suspects do not approach, contact 911 immediately.
- To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to 215.686.TIPS (8477).
- Use this electronic form to submit a tip anonymously.
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- If you have any information about this crime or these suspects, please contact:
Central Detective Division:
- To watch the video go here