Armed carjackers hold up driver in Ft. Bend County

June 28, 2010 1:36:21 PM PDT
Authorities are searching for a couple of carjacking suspects after an early morning attack. According to the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office, the 42-year-old male victim was stopped at a red light at the intersection of State Highway 6 and West Airport Boulevard at about 5:30am when two black males approached his vehicle, one on each side. The suspect on the driver's side was armed with an unknown type handgun and ordered the victim to exit the vehicle. When the victim released his seatbelt the suspect grabbed him by the collar and threw him to the ground. Both suspects got in the vehicle and drove westbound on W. Airport Boulevard.

Fort Bend County deputies searching the area located the vehicle abandoned in the Village of Oak Lakes Subdivision, approximately one half mile from the scene of the carjacking. The vehicle had been ransacked and the keys were still in the ignition.

The armed suspect is described as a black male with a mustache and scruffy beard. He was approximately 6'4" to 6'5 tall, weighed around 230 to 240 pounds and wearing a black or dark blue shirt with pants. The second suspect is described only as a black male wearing a light colored shirt.

Fort Bend County detectives are requesting anyone with identifying details on these two suspects or circumstances surrounding this Carjacking to please contact the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office at 281-341-4665 or Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers at 281-342-TIPS (8477).


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