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Cat Taken With Car in Armed Carjacking Monday

Police are looking for leads after a cat was taken during an armed carjacking Monday.

The cat, who answers to “Milly” or “Mini”, is pictured above. She is  a 10-year-old domestic medium-haired cat, who is black and white in color.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) are looking for the public’s help with any information pertaining to the Armed Carjacking that happened on Monday, April 17 on the 700 block of Seventh Street SE, south of G Street SE.

At approximately 6:01 p.m., the suspects approached the victim at the listed location. One of the suspects had a handgun and demanded the keys to the victim’s vehicle.

This vehicle, a red 2020 Toyota Highlander with Virginia tag UCZ 6685, was carjacked with Mini the cat inside. Courtesy: Press MPD

The victim complied and one of the suspects fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle, a 2020 red Toyota Highlander. The second suspect fled the scene in another vehicle.

Mini the cat was inside of a red and cream-colored crate in the car when it was stolen.

The vehicles were captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in the photo above. The victim’s vehicle is described as a 2020 red Toyota Highlander with Virginia tag UCZ6685.

The suspects’ vehicle is described as a 2016 silver Hyundai Sonata with Maryland tag 4EW6094. An image of the car and plate is below.

The suspect is linked with this 2016 Hyuandai Sonata.
Courtesy Press MPD

Anyone who can identify these vehicles, or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text anonymous tips, photo or video 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.

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