Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date December 27, 2001
Contact Lieutenant Jay Theuer
Phone (909) 351-6099
Fax (909) 351-6038


215 PC Carjacking

Riverside, Ca- 

A male adult subject claimed that he was in the area of the above address and had stopped to buy a newspaper from a stand when he was accosted by two African-American male adult suspects. The suspects are alleged to have brandished a knife and forced the victim into a motel room where the suspects struck the victim in the head with a blunt object.

The victim was then tied up and his vehicle was taken from him by the suspects who left the area in an unknown direction. The victim was able to free himself and call police from his cell phone.

The victim vehicle information is as follows:

1989 Ford King Cab white California License Number 3Y95578

The Police Department is following up on several leads concerning the suspects.

The suspects and victimís vehicle remain outstanding at this time.

For further information contact the Robbery Detail in the General Investigations Bureau at (909) 320-8000