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Update: Armed Carjacking on U Street NW Early Saturday Morning


Crime news from Dupont-Logan-U Street.

From Cody Telep. Follow him on Twitter @codywt, email him at cody[AT]borderstan.com.

December 2 Update: According to Third District Commander Jacob Kishter, the vehicle was recovered Saturday evening in the First District. One arrest was made in the case.

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The Metropolitan Police Department reported an armed carjacking just before 1 am in the 1200 block of U Street NW. According to Third District Commander Jacob Kishter, a valet was carjacked by two masked men in dark clothing.

The car is described as a black four door Mercedes Benz with a partial Purple Heart Maryland tag number of 045 and was last seen driving towards V Street NW.

The suspects are described as two black males, the first about 5’4” wearing a white jacket, blue jeans, and a white turban around his head, and the second wearing a gray jacket and blue jeans and carrying a handgun.

The DC Police Alert for this incident, sent by email at 1:23 am, incorrectly stated that the carjacking occurred in the 1200 block of U Street NE. There is no 1200 block of U Street NE.

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