NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)— On Thursday night the New Orleans Police Department began investigating an armed carjacking incident.
According to NOPD, around 10:42 p.m., a victim’s 2018 Kia Sportage was stolen in the 200 block of Camp Street by an armed perpetrator.
Officers believe the suspect left in a dark colored sedan.
After reviewing the security video, detectives observed the stolen vehicle closely following a black Toyota Camry.
Reports show both vehicles fled lake bound on Canal Street and then in an unknown direction.
The suspects vehicle is believed to be a 2014 Toyota Camry that was stolen on June 30, 2021.
The vehicle has a Louisiana license plate YMC104.
The stolen Kia Sportage was bearing a California license plate DVC662.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the referenced vehicles is asked to contact Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.