Police release picture of suspect after woman, child taken at knifepoint in D.C. carjacking

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WASHINGTON, DC – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Carjacking Task Force seek the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in reference to an Armed Kidnapping and Armed Carjacking that occurred on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, in the 700 block of 4th Street, Northeast.

At approximately 5:59 pm, the suspect approached the victim, who was the passenger in a parked vehicle, at the listed location. The suspect brandished a knife and demanded the victim to get out of the vehicle. The victim refused. The suspect entered the vehicle and began to drive away with the victim and a child inside. A short time later, the victim and the child were able to escape from the vehicle. The victim’s vehicle has been recovered.