“There were two Carjacking incidents this morning in the First District. In the first incident nothing was obtained; in the second incident the victims vehicle was stolen.
At about 8:20 AM the complainant parked her vehicle in a gas station in the 1200 block of PA Ave SE to refuel the vehicle. While she was out of the vehicle, another vehicle pulled alongside of her, a subject exited and jumped into the driver’s seat of the victim’s car. A witness was still seated in the victim’s car and a struggle ensued between that witness and the suspect. During the struggle another suspect from the suspect vehicle approached and displayed a handgun. Subsequently all suspects fled in the vehicle they arrived in. The lookout is for a 2001-2002 black Mercedes, 500 Class, with tinted windows; the vehicle was occupied by four suspects. Suspect 1: black male, 18-22 years old, light complexion, 5’5”, medium build, dreadlocks hair style, wearing a black t-shirt with a red design, khaki pants; Suspect 2: black male, 18-22 years old, dark complexion, 5’8”, slim build, wearing a two tone gray hoody, blue jeans and armed with a handgun; Suspect 3 & 4, unknown males seated in the back seat of the vehicle.
At about 8:30 AM the complainant was at 17th & C Street NE when her car was “bumped” from behind by a dark color vehicle, possibly a Mercedes. The compliant got out of her car to inspect the damage and two black males exited the striking vehicle and engaged the complainant in conversation. While the victim was inspecting the damage to her vehicle one of the two subject jumped into her car and drove off. The only description available at this time is for two black males, one with dreadlocks hairstyle, and a back dark vehicle, possibly a Mercedes. The stolen auto is a silver Infiniti G37, with DC tags EJ 0362.
These offenses are being actively investigated by the First District Detectives Unit, who can be contacted on (202) 299-2025. Anyone with information can also call the police at (202) 727-9099. Anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging to 50411. Additionally, please call 911 if you observe suspicious persons, vehicles or activities.”