Two Hill Carjackings in 24 Hours; Police Seek Vehicle

Vehicle Believed to be Involved in No Less than Four Crimes Monday

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Police seek this Prius, linked to as many as four crimes attempted or committed on Monday, June 13. Photo: Press MPD

Police are investigating two armed carjackings that took place on the Hill over the last two days, one of them successful. And they have a lead on a car that is linked to the first one.

Just around midnight the morning of Tuesday, June 14, the driver of a grey 2020 Subaru Forrester was in his vehicle, parked on the 400 block of K St SW. That’s when two suspects approached the victim’s car.

One of them produced a weapon and demanded the victim exit the vehicle.

Both suspects then fled in the victim’s vehicle. It is a grey 2020 Subaru Forrester with DC tag GG8409. The vehicle has extensive front end damage and is missing a passenger side mirror.

The victim was not injured.

The day before, there was an unsuccessful carjacking that occurred on the 1300 Block of F Street NE.  On Monday, June 13 at approximately 7:01 a.m., two suspects approached a victim and produced a weapon. They demanded the victim’s keys and personal property, but dropped the keys and fled the secne.

Both suspects then fled in a dark colored Toyota Prius.

The victim was not injured and kept their car.

Police Seek Vehicle

Police are looking for a Prius they belive is linked to up to four separate multiple robbery and carjacking incidents that all took place on Monday, including the F Street carjacking. No link is established to the Tuesday morning case.

The suspect vehicle is described as a 2014 Toyota Prius, black in color, MD Plate: 3EX7797, with Lyft and Uber stickers in the rear passenger window, was captured by nearby surveillance cameras and can be seen in the photos above.

If you have informtion, don’t take action yourself. Call police at (202) 727-9099 or anonymously text your tip to the Department’s Text Tip Line at 50411.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a violent crime committed in the District of Columbia.