Police seek clues in carjacking

Published 10:16 pm Monday, June 19, 2017

The Suffolk Police Department is seeking the public’s assistant in locating a vehicle stolen Monday morning in a carjacking.

The crime was reported just after 2 a.m. when two citizens reported they were parked along the roadway in the 300 block of York Street.

The victims reported that two black male offenders, one displaying a handgun, approached them and stole the car. The first suspect is described as a dark-skinned black male wearing a dark-colored hoodie, red hat and shoulder-length dreadlocks. The second suspect was dark-skinned, wearing a dark-colored hoodie and had a short fade haircut. The suspects had thin builds and were believed to be between 15 and 17 years old.


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The stolen vehicle is a 2006 Honda Accord, metallic gray in color, with gold rims, bearing Virginia plates XHA-8247. The back window of the vehicle has gold letting that says “Slum Lordz,” and there is also white lettering that says “Artistic Father.” An Atlanta Falcons decal is on the back bumper.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Tipsters can also use TipSoft to anonymously submit crime-related tips through the web, a text message or from any Android or iPhone mobile device with the TipSubmit mobile app. Tips can be submitted by visiting suffolkva.us/crimelinetips or by sending a text to “CRIMES” (274637) with the keyword SPDVATIP. Tipsters never have to give their names or appear in court and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.