Attempted Armed Robbery and Carjacking
On Friday, October 20 at 1:22 p.m. a resident on the 4500 block of Columbia Avenue was approached by two male offenders who demanded his car keys. A handgun was displayed. The offenders were disrupted by the victim and fled westbound on Pratt Avenue. The victim was not injured and no property was taken. Several minutes later on the 6700 block of Leroy Avenue the offenders approached a motorist parked in her car. The offenders displayed a handgun and demanded the victim’s vehicle. The victim fled uninjured and no property was taken. The offenders are suspected to have fled to the Edens Expressway. To view the press release regarding this incident click here.