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Carjacking In North Bethesda

by BethesdaNow.com — October 31, 2012 at 3:26 pm 1,222 0

Montgomery County Police are searching for a possibly armed suspect who stole a car near White Flint Mall on Wednesday afternoon before leading police on a pursuit into Silver Spring.

At about 2:15 p.m., a call came in for an armed carjacking of a black Lincoln SUV near the intersection of Rockville Pike and Edson Lane. The suspect stole the car and the victim’s wallet and had a black pistol, according to the call.

The suspect, a black male in a black hooded sweatshirt with a black canvass bag, then traveled south on Rockville Pike and got on to the Beltway. Police pursued the suspect, who bailed out of the vehicle near the Silver Spring Library on Colesville Road.

Police called a K9 unit to the scene and are still searching for the suspect.

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