Police in DC searching for car involved in armed carjacking

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington, D.C. Metro Police Department is asking for help identifying and locating a vehicle involved in an Armed Carjacking that took place yesterday afternoon in Southeast, D.C.

Shortly after 1:30 pm, the victim was approached by a suspect at the 1200 Block of V Street. The suspect displayed a handgun and demanded the vehicle from the victim. The victim left their car, and the suspect left the scene in the victim’s vehicle. The vehicle the suspect had gotten out of followed the stolen vehicle.

After a review of surveillance footage, police captured the suspect’s vehicle, a Toyota Venza. If you have any information about this vehicle or this incident, please take no action but call the police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411.

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