HCPD Daily Crime Bulletin, Friday, March 6, 2020

ARREST: Robbery and carjacking update

Police have made two arrests in two recent incidents in Columbia: a Feb. 21 robbery in the 7500 block of Monarch Mills Way and a Feb. 28 carjacking in the 8700 block of Cloudleap Court. In the robbery, an adult male victim who is a taxi driver reported that he dropped off two male suspects at Monarch Mills Way. Before exiting the vehicle, the suspects assaulted him and stole cash. No serious injuries were reported. In the carjacking, an adult male victim reported that he was sitting in his parked vehicle when he was approached by two male suspects with their faces partially covered who implied a gun, threatened him, and demanded his vehicle. The victim complied and the suspects drove off in the vehicle. The vehicle was recovered later that night in a neighboring jurisdiction. No one was injured. Through investigation, police identified the suspects and arrested them for both incidents.

ARRESTED: two juvenile males, 16 and 15, of Columbia, charged with carjacking, robbery, and related charges



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