The victim was approached by an unknown suspect who displayed a handgun and demanded her out of the vehicle at a North Wilmington intersection.
CLAYMONT (DE) BY DIGITAL STAFF: A 20-Year-Old woman who was sitting at a north Wilmington intersection was carjacked early Monday morning Delaware State Police said.
Police say the incident happened around 1:00 a.m. at the intersection of Philadelphia Pike and Harvey Road.
According to police, “A 20-year-old victim operating a blue Ford Fiesta was stopped in the left turn lane of northbound Philadelphia Pike at Harvey Road. The victim was approached by an unknown suspect who displayed a handgun and demanded her out of the vehicle. The victim complied and the suspect fled the scene in the stolen vehicle.”
Police say the victim was not injured as a result of the incident.
Police are now searching for the vehicle and the suspect, who was described as a black male approximately 5’3”-5’5” tall wearing dark clothing and a mask.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Det. McDerby of the Troop 2 Criminal Investigative Unit by calling 302-834-2620. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com
If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at email@example.com.