DRPS is now investigating the 7th carjacking incident in Ajax over the past month.
On Thursday November 16, 2017, at approximately 7:30 p.m. a 56-year-old male entered his vehicle outside his residence in the Rossland Road and Audley Road area of Ajax when he was approached by two males. One entered the passenger seat and the other sat behind the driver. They demanded he hand over his wallet and drive them to a bank. When he refused, the victim was hit with a hand gun and punched in the head. The victim began to honk the horn and a scuffle ensued before the suspects fled the vehicle. The victim was treated in hospital for his injuries and released.
Suspect #1 in the front seat is described as: male, black, with a thin build, approximately 6' tall, 165 lbs, in his early to mid 20s. He had a deep voice and was wearing grey pants and a grey or white hooded shirt; this suspect had a hand gun.
Suspect #2 in the back seat is described as: male black, with a thin build, about 6' tall in his early to mid 20s. He was wearing a dark baseball hat.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Det. Carter of West Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2562.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.
ORIGINAL MEDIA RELEASE ISSUED NOVEMBER 16, 2017
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