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Three Juveniles Arrested for Armed Carjacking and Armed Robbery

For Immediate Release: Thursday, August 3, 2023

Gaithersburg, MD – Three teens, of Washington, D.C.; 13, 16, and 17-years-old have been arrested and charged for an armed carjacking and armed robbery that occurred on Wednesday, June 21, 2023.  

The preliminary investigation by detectives revealed that the adult victim was driving on Wayne Ave. when he noticed a Black Jeep Grand Cherokee following him. When the victim parked at his residence, the Jeep drove off. The Jeep then came back and blocked the victim’s car. As the victim was getting out, five to six unknown Black male suspects, wearing dark clothing and masks, got out of the Jeep, pointed a gun at the victim, demanded his property and the password to his cellphone, to which the victim complied. One of the suspects punched the victim in the face and followed him as he ran away. The suspects then left in the victim’s Black Infiniti FX35 and the Jeep.  

Through the course of the investigation, detectives identified three individuals as suspects.  

The 13-year-old was charged and referred to the Department of Juvenile Services.  

The 16-year-old was arrested on the strength of an arrest warrant and charged as an adult with armed carjacking and armed robbery. He is currently being held in Washington, D.C on unrelated charges.  

The 17-year-old has been charged as an adult with armed carking and armed robbery and is currently being held without bond at the Montgomery County Central Processing Unit.

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Release ID: 23-459
Media Contact: L.N.J.Ivey 
Categories: carjacking , robbery