New Castle County Police Investigate CarJacking

County Police Detectives are currently investigating an armed carjacking that occurred in the community of The Timbers.

Today(October 27) at 10:00 a.m.,  patrol officers were dispatched to the 2600 block of Bittersweet Dr for the report of a carjacking.  Police learned that the victim was approached in his driveway, by a black male suspect armed with a handgun.  The 87-year-old victim was driven around by the suspect and let out of the vehicle in the area of 95 and Naamans Rd. There were no reported injuries to the victim.

The suspect then stole the victim’s car, a Maroon Kia sedan with Delaware registration PC422283. The car has not been recovered and police are currently looking for the vehicle.

23 year-old Kalin Jackson of the unit block of Mackenzie Court, New Castle is a person of interest and currently wanted by Wilmington, Police.

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 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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