HAMPTON, Va. – Police are looking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect(s) in connection with a robbery/carjacking incident that happened on May 25.
Around 3 a.m., Public Safety Communications got a call about a carjacking that had just happened in the 200-block of Union Street.
Police said the investigation revealed that the victim, a 43-year-old Hampton man, was exiting his vehicle when he was approached by an unknown suspect. The suspect displayed a knife and demanded the vehicle.
After a brief confrontation with the victim, the suspect assaulted him with the knife before fleeing the area on foot, police said.
The victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries at a local hospital and released.
Police said the suspect was described as a tall, dark-skinned black male. The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident remain under investigation.
If you have any information that can help police call 757–727–6111 or the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP. Tipsters can also send an anonymous tip by visiting our secure tip form at P3Tips.com.