The armed carjacking happened on the unit block of M Street NE about 1 a.m. The area is about a block west of the NoMa-Gallaudet University Metro station.
The car’s driver and a passenger were in the vehicle when a man approached, according to authorities. The man then flashed a handgun outside the driver’s window.
The driver and the passenger left the car soon after, and the armed man drove away with it.
Armed Carjacking ] at 0057 hrs in the Unit Blk of M of street . LOF 2014 Red Chevy, DC Tag H524712 CALL 911 W/ EVENT #
— dcalerts (@dcalerts) April 8, 2016
Police described the suspect as a:
Black Male, 30-40 years old, Slight beard, medium build, light skin wearing blue jeans, dark jacket and fitted hat.
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