Police searching for 2 men in connection with carjacking at Memphis gas station

Police searching for 2 men in connection with carjacking at Memphis gas station

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police are looking for two men in connection with a carjacking at a Memphis gas station.

The incident happened around 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Valero gas station in the 400 block of Shelby Drive.

HELP NEEDED IDENTIFYING CARJACKING SUSPECTS 443 East Shelby Drive Report #1901005243ME MEMPHIS, TN – On January 11, 2019, at 12:40 p.m., a victim was carjacked at the Valero Gas Station at 443 East Shelby Drive. Two suspects arrived in a newer model, silver Honda and watched the victim for several minutes before one of the suspects approached the victim and stole his vehicle at gunpoint. The vehicle taken was a blue 2003 Honda Civic with TN license plate 7C1-6R2. The victim’s vehicle has damage to the driver’s side of the front bumper and an orange sticker in the lower left corner of the windshield. Both suspects are black males driving a newer model silver Honda, possibly a 2017 or 2018 Civic with a TN license plate. The suspect that carjacked the victim appears to be in his late 20s to early 30s, with a dark complexion and was wearing a dark colored heavy coat, dark colored shirt, and blue jeans. Both the suspects and victim’s vehicles were last seen driving from the scene southbound on Hodge Street. Investigators need your help in identifying the individual responsible for this Carjacking. Video of the suspect is available for release and attached. Persons with information are urged to contact Crime Stoppers @ 901-528-CASH.

Posted by Memphis Police Department est.1827 on Friday, January 11, 2019
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The two men arrived in a newer model silver Honda and watched the victim for “several minutes” before one of the men approached him and carjacked him, according to MPD.

Police said the vehicle that was stolen was a blue 2003 Honda Civic with Tennessee tags 7C1-6R2.

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The victim’s car has damage to the driver’s side of the bumper and an orange sticker in the lower left corner of the windshield.

According to MPD, both suspects are men driving a possible 2017 or 2018 Honda Civic. The man who carjacked the victim appeared to be in his late 20s, with dark complexion, wearing a dark-colored heavy coat, dark shirt and blue jeans.

Police said both vehicles were last seen driving south on Hodge Street.

Anyone with information regarding the identities of the suspects or the incident in general is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 528-CASH.