01 Mar 21 - Community Alert - Vehicular Hijacking 14th - 25th Districts
There have been recent aggravated vehicular hijackings in the 014th and 025th districts. The offenders approached victims in or near their vehicle, produce handguns and take vehicles along with personnel property. These offenders also drove by and grabbed a purse from a victim dragging her to the ground as she was walking in a parking lot.
There have been recent robberies in the 014th district from a parking lot located on Division St where the victims are walking to or from their parked vehicle. In one incident, the victim is beaten with hands and feet before the offenders proceeded to steal his car. In other incidents, the offenders chased the victim and displayed a handgun before taking the vehicle.
This alert gives notice to residents of the 14th District (Shakespeare) of recent motor vehicle thefts. In these incidents an unknown offender targeted and stole Ford vehicles which contained tools. The unknown offender then fled the scene with the victim’s vehicle.