Update: Police Investigate Armed Carjacking in Potomac

Update, Sunday: Montgomery County police offered new details over the weekend on the alleged carjacking of an Uber driver on Friday.
The driver told police that about 5 p.m. he responded to a request from the Uber app for a fare at Tildenwood Drive and Montrose Road. There, four men in their 20s entered the car, and one pulled a handgun, police said.

The men demanded that the driver turn off the engine, get out of the car and empty his pockets. They took the driver’s wallet, his phone and the car, police said.

The Uber driver flagged down a passing motorist for assistance. The motorist drove the Uber driver a short distance in an effort to locate the suspects and/or the stolen vehicle but they were unsuccessful. The Uber driver then called 911.

The car is a black, 2017 Honda Civic bearing Maryland tags, 6CP2924, police said.

Anyone with information about this armed robbery and armed carjacking is urged to contact detectives at (240) 773 – 5070.


Original post: Montgomery County police officers are investigating a carjacking that occurred Friday.

According to police, the armed carjacking was reported at 5:17 p.m. by a 25-year-old Uber driver who picked up four young men in the 11300 block of Cushman Road. While driving, the driver was ordered at gunpoint to stop the car and get out, police say. The driver flagged down a passing motorist and called the police.

Police responded and located the Uber driver at Marcliff Road and Tuckerman Lane.

The missing car is a black, four-door, Honda Civic with a Maryland license plate of 6CP2924.

Police continue to search for the vehicle.

 

 

 

 

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