Police investigate armed carjacking in Prairie Village
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Prairie Village Police Department is investigating an armed carjacking that took place Saturday morning at the Phillips 66 gas station at 9440 Mission Rd. in Prairie Village, Kansas.
According to a police statement, at least three suspects arrived at the scene in a 2011 Ford Fusion just before 7 a.m.
A suspect armed with a silver handgun at a victim and demanded his 2020 Lincoln Aviator, the statement said.
After a second suspect approached with a black semi-automatic rifle, police said the victim complied.
The two suspects left the scene in the victim’s vehicle, which police later recovered in Kansas City, Missouri.
According to police, the suspects and the Fusion have not been located.
Police describe the suspect with a handgun as a male in his early 20s, about 5-foot-9 and 160 pounds. He is black with short black hair and was seen wearing a black coat.
The suspect with the rifle is also described as a 5-foot-9 black male in his early 20s. He has short black hair and was seen wearing a black coat over a gray hoodie with gray sweatpants and black shoes.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Prairie Village Police Department at 913-642-6868 or the TIPS Anonymous Helpline at 816-474-8477.
For jurisdictions using the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips hotline, anonymous advice may be provided by call 816-474-TIPS (8477), submit tip online or through the free mobile app at P3Tips.com.
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