Armed Carjacking Near Potomac Gardens Monday

Crime Blotter: August 29

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MPD vehicles are pictured in this CCN file photo.

Police are investigating an armed carjacking on the 1300 block of Potomac Ave. SE. It happened Monday night at around 11 p.m.

Taken was a black 2017 Mercedes G350 with DC tag GH8165. A look out was issued for two suspects, both armed with handguns –and one may have had an assault rifle.

The first was described as wearing a black hoodie. He was about 5’10” with slim build and was estimated to be in his 20s. He was armed with a long gun and officers said it was possibly an assault rifle.

The second suspect was about 5’5″, also with a slim build. He was wearing a black hoodie and a black ski mask and armed with a handgun.

The vehicle taken was being followed by a gray 4 door sedan. Anyone with information is asked to call (202) 727-9099 or text the MPD anonymous tip ine at 50411.

The Blotter is based on the reports posted Aug. 30 by the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listservs. The Hill Rag reports on violent crimes in the Capitol Hill area.