Detectives Investigate Armed Carjacking in White Oak; Surveillance Video of Suspect Released
For Immediate Release: Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Detectives from the Major Crimes Division are investigating a June 13 armed carjacking that occurred at a bus stop in White Oak. Today, detectives are releasing surveillance video of the male suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.
The investigation by detectives determined that at approximately 7:00 p.m. on June 13, the suspect stole property from a business located in the 10100 block of New Hampshire Avenue and fled on foot. An employee, who observed the theft, left the store and drove around in his vehicle in an attempt to locate the suspect. The employee located the suspect at a bus stop in the 11000 block of New Hampshire Avenue and exited his car while the vehicle was still running. The suspect and victim became involved in an altercation. During the altercation, the suspect threatened the victim with a weapon and stole the victim’s vehicle. The victim was treated for minor injuries at the scene.
Anyone with information regarding the suspect or this armed carjacking is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5100. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or submit a Crime Solvers tip online or via the app. Crime Solvers may pay a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest in this case.