Metropolitan Police Department: Arrest in Unarmed Carjacking Offenses in Fifth District

Press release from the Metropolitan Police Department:

October 28, 2021

Detectives from the Fifth District of the Metropolitan Police Department announced that an arrest has been made and a further suspect is wanted with reference to unarmed car capsules that took place on Tuesday, October 27, 2021 in the Fifth District.

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Attempts at unarmed carjacking

At approximately 5 p.m., the suspect approached the victim, who was inside their vehicle in the 600-block of K Street, Northeast. The suspects demanded the victim get out of the car. The victim complied. The suspect did not succeed in taking the car and fled the scene.

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Unarmed carjacking

At approximately 5:40 p.m., the suspects approached the victim, who was inside their vehicle, in the 700 block of L Street, Northeast. The suspects forced the victim out of their vehicle and fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle. Responding officers apprehended one of the suspects and found the victim’s vehicle.

Tuesday, October 27, 2021 at 31-year-old Demonte Bailey in Southeast, DC was arrested and charged with two counts of Unarmed carjacking.

This case is still under investigation. Anyone who can identify these people, or who is aware of this incident, should do nothing but call the police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the department TEXT TIP LINE on 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC is currently offering a reward of up to $ 1,000 to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.


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