MPD searching for suspects in carjackings

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis police are asking for help identifying suspects in several carjackings.

On March 17, officers responded to a carjacking in the 3500 block of Pueblo Road.

The victim said three or four suspects armed with handguns and rifles demanded the victim’s 2017 Volkswagon Jetta, police said.

The vehicle has since been recovered.

On March 23, officers responded to another carjacking in the 1600 block of Poplar Avenue.

The victim said three or four suspects armed with handguns and rifles demanded the victim’s 2020 Volkswagon Passat.

Police said that vehicle has also been recovered.

During the investigation, MPD’s Violent Crime Unit investigators determined the same suspects are responsible for both carjackings. The suspects frequent the Frayser area in the neighborhoods near University Street and Corning Avenue.

Police said they should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 528-CASH. You will be given a secret ID number and your identification will remain completely anonymous.

You can also submit your tip at http://www.crimestopmem.org where you will be able to review wanted fugitives and safely send investigators any helpful information on the suspect or suspects responsible for this crime. You can submit anonymous tips from our free and secure mobile app by searching your app store for “P3 Tips”.

If an arrest is made, you could be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $1000 from Crime Stoppers of Memphis and Shelby County, Inc.