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Carjacking on J. Clyde Morris Blvd. under investigation

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Posted at 10:55 AM, Mar 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-17 12:17:59-04

Newport News, Va. – Newport News Police are investigating a carjacking that happened in the 500 block of J. Clyde Morris Boulevard during a test drive of a private vehicle, police tell NewsChannel 3.

On March 15, 2015, at 1:35 p.m., a 30-year-old Newport News man was accompanying two men on a test drive of his vehicle. While driving down J. Clyde Morris Boulevard, one of the men produced a handgun and demanded the victim’s personal property, police say.The suspects then forced the victim from his vehicle and left him on the side of the roadway on the J. Clyde Morris Boulevard overpass.

The stolen vehicle is a black 1998 Cadillac DeVille bearing Virginia tags VBP5807.

At the time of the theft, the Cadillac had “$3,000 OBO” written on the back window. The Cadillac has not been recovered, police say.

A third suspect was last seen following the Cadillac in a silver Chevrolet Impala, 2005-2010, with a donut spare tire on the front passenger side.

The following suspects are wanted by police:

Suspect one is described as a black male, mid-30s, 5’8”-6’0”, medium build, full beard, medium complexion, teardrop tattoo under left eye, and was last seen wearing multi-colored pants and a black shirt.

Suspect two is described as a black male, 16-20 years of age, 5’9”-5’10”, thin build, last seen wearing a grey coat or hoodie; armed with a black semi-automatic handgun with an extended magazine.

Suspect three is described as a black male, with no further description by police, operating a silver Chevrolet Impala, 2005-2010, with a donut spare tire on the front passenger side.