NJ Police Hunt Carjacker Preying on Elderly Drivers
Police are searching for a suspect believed to be involved in two recent armed carjacking incidents both involving elderly drivers in NJ.
The first carjacking occurred Nov. 14 around 8:40 a.m. on West Branch Avenue and Blackwood Road in Pine Hill.
Armed with a box-cutter, the suspect approached the elderly driver who was stopped at a traffic light, according to the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office.
The suspect then entered the vehicle, ordering the victim to take him to North Camden so he could buy heroin. The suspect left with the victim’s cell phone and $400.
The second carjacking incident occurred ten days later on Nov. 24 in Clementon on Gibbsboro and Blackwood roads around 7 a.m.
Armed with a large knife, the suspect approached an older driver while stopped at a traffic light, entered the vehicle, ordering the victim to drive to 8th and Erie streets in Camden where he left the vehicle, taking $100 from the victim, the prosecutor’s office said.
The suspect is an unshaven white male possibly 25 years old or so, about 5’7” tall with brown hair.
Anyone with information on the identity of this person is urged to contact Pine Hill Detective John Field at 856-783-1581 Ext. 426 or Clementon Sgt. Bob Worrick at (856) 783-2271.