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Three Suspects Carjack a Vehicle from CSUN

The vehicle was abandoned a short time later in the surrounding neighborhood.

CSUN Police sketch of one of the carjacking suspects.
CSUN Police sketch of one of the carjacking suspects.

Police today sought the public's help in locating three armed carjackers who took a victim's vehicle on campus of the California State University Northridge and abandoned it short time later in the surrounding neighborhood.

The three suspects -- two males and a female -- approached the victim about 11:35 p.m. Friday at a campus parking lot south of Lassen Street, according to a news statement from campus police.

One of the suspects started up a conversation with the victim and then pointed a black semiautomatic handgun, demanding the victim's car keys. All three suspects entered the victim's vehicle and left the location. The vehicle was found a short time later in the surrounding neighborhood, according to the statement.

The first suspect was described as a 5 foot 9 inch tall black male in his late teens or early 20s with a slender build. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue flat rim hat, a dark-hooded sweater and carrying a blue steel semiautomatic and handgun.

The second suspect was described as a 6 foot black man also in his late teens and early 20s with a slender build. He also had a moustache, wore dark Dickies shorts, a red T-shirt and a gray hooded sweater that was unzipped.

The third suspect was described as a short and stocky black female in her late teens to early 20s with long braids and possibly wearing gray sweats. She was last seen wearing a jacket and a yellow-striped shirt.

Campus police asked anyone with information abiut the carjacking to call (818) 677-2111.

--City News Service


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