Morning SE Carjacking

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Two suspects carjacked a vehicle at Third and L Street SE early Saturday morning. It was their second attempt of the evening.

At around 5:53 a.m. May 8, a driver stopped at the intersection of Fourth and M Streets SE when a man walked up, pointed a handgun at the driver, and announced it was a carjacking. The driver drove off immediately, without incident.

A few minutes later, two suspects carjacked a red sedan with DC tags at Third and L Streets SE. Those suspects matched the description of those in the earlier incident.

Suspect 1 was described as an African-American male about 5 foot 8 inches tall and 130 pounds. He was wearing light brown pants, a light gray shirt, a dark wool hat. He was between 16 and 20 years old, with no facial hair. He had a medium complexion with a multi-colored face mask and was armed with a silver handgun.

The second suspect was also described as an African American male. He stood about 5 foot 1 inch and had a medium build. He wore a black jacket with a hood and dark pants and had a dark complexion. He carried a silver handgun.

The stolen vehicle is a red Toyota Camry with DC Tags FM7384.

If you see this car, call 911.

Anyone who has knowledge of these incidents or applicable video should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s Text Tip Line at 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.