Tried carjacking caught on digital camera in Northeast DC

Police say the sufferer fought again and known as for assist, whereas the suspect punched him repeatedly within the face.

WASHINGTON — An tried carjacking was caught on digital camera in Northeast D.C. Monday, and now, police are trying to find the suspects. 

In accordance with a police report from the Metropolitan Police Division, officers had been known as to the world of thirteenth Road and C Road for a report of an tried carjacking that occurred simply after 4:30 p.m. 

The sufferer informed officers he was driving within the 300 block of thirteenth Road when he seen a black-colored car was following him. He stated he pulled over and seen that the identical automobile drove across the block into an alleyway close by. 

The sufferer defined that abruptly three suspects received out of the dark-colored sedan within the alley and walked towards his automobile. One of many suspects then received into the automobile and fought with the sufferer, whereas the opposite two suspects walked towards the driving force’s aspect of the automobile. 

The sufferer fought again and known as for assist whereas the suspect punched him repeatedly within the face, based on a police report. 

One witness noticed the tried carjacking and determined to intervene when one other suspect punched them within the face. The witness then reportedly kicked the suspect and the 2 started to wrestle. 

One other witness stated one of many suspects grabbed a golf membership from the black sedan and started strolling towards the primary witness, who backed away. 

The three suspects then received again into the black sedan and drove away. The police report lists the black sedan as a Toyota Camry with DC onerous tag GF3361. It’s believed to have been pushed by a fourth suspect. It was final seen going west within the 1200 block of C Road. 

WUSA9 obtained video of the tried carjacking. It reveals the wrestle,  the second one of many suspects grabbed a golf membership from the sedan, and the suspects driving away a short while later. 

Anybody with data can name detectives at (202) 727-9099 or textual content MPD’s tip line at 50411. 

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