MEDIA RELEASE                                                                             
For Immediate Release

ONE DETAINED AFTER CARJACKING

SAVANNAH, GA (December 27, 2015):  At approximately 8:36 p.m. Savannah- Chatham Metropolitan Police officers responded to report of an carjacking in the area of Bay Street and Habersham Street.  Two victims were getting into their Honda Accord.  Two armed black males approached the victims.   After robbing the victims, the suspects took the car and fled the area on Bay Street towards Price Street.

A lookout for the vehicle was placed and officers located the vehicle in the area of Sunrise Villas Apartments, at the dead end of Fulmer Street.  SCMPD Patrol Officers and K-9 Units formed a perimeter.  After a foot pursuit, a person of interest has been detained and evidence was recovered.  SCMPD continue to search the area for a second subject, a young black male, wearing dark clothing, last seen near 38th Street and Hibiscus Street.  The subject should be considered armed and dangerous.

SCMPD Robbery Unit detectives responded to the scene and are investigating the incident.

Anyone with information regarding any of these cases should call CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

A confidential tip line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.