Police Investigate Armed Carjacking

County Police Detectives are actively investigating an armed carjacking that occurred in the community of Cleland Heights.

Wilmington, Del. – 19805) On Monday (October 17) at about 9:20 p.m., patrol officers responded to the 1000 block of Clayton Road in reference to a carjacking.  Upon arrival, police learned that two suspects, one armed with a handgun, confronted the victim and demanded his vehicle, money and jewelry.  The victim was outside his vehicle at the time of the carjacking and was not injured.

The suspect with the handgun was described as a 5’8” tall black male wearing dark clothing.  The other suspect was described as a 5’10” tall black male wearing dark clothing.

The stolen vehicle is a 2011 silver Hyundai Genesis with Pennsylvania registration plates.

Detectives have assumed the investigation.

If you have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800. Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at www.nccpd.com. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department. Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit. The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.

A reward of up to $20,000.00 is available to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of those responsible for violent crimes investigated by this agency.

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