Hampton Police seeking suspect in carjacking investigation

Posted at 2:57 PM, Aug 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-17 22:57:48-04

HAMPTON, Va. - The Hampton Police Division is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in connection with a carjacking that occurred Friday.

At approximately 5:20 a.m., Public Safety Communications received a call in reference to a carjacking that had just occurred in the 1600 block of Hardy Cash Drive. The investigation revealed that the victim, a 53-year-old woman, was sitting in her vehicle when she was approached by the three unknown suspects who displayed a firearm and demanded her vehicle.

News 3's Margaret Kavanagh met up with people at the extended stay hotel where the carjacking happened. They said criminals have been coming from nearby neighborhoods and causing problems.

The suspects were last seen headed towards I-64 East in the victim’s black 2006 Chevy Equinox. The vehicle has two Raider football team stickers on the left bumper, one Raiders sticker on the right bumper and an Uber sticker on the right rear window.

The suspects are described as three black males, approximately 18–20 years of age. One suspect had short hair and was last seen wearing a light-colored shirt and a grey hoodie.

Anyone with information about this carjacking is asked to call police.