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Driver carjacked after vehicle rear-ended in Vienna

The driver got out of their vehicle to make contact with the car that hit them. That's when two people pulled a gun.
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VIENNA, Va. — A driver was carjacked at gunpoint by two people who rear-ended him inside a Dodge Challenger Saturday night in Vienna, Virginia.

The Town of Vienna Police Department said in a press release the victim walked into the station and told officers that they had been carjacked around 10:30 p.m.

The victim told police they were in the area of Park Street and Moore Avenue Southeast when their vehicle was rear-ended by a black Dodge Challenger.

According to police, the victim got out of their vehicle to talk to the people inside the car that hit them. The two people then got out of the Dodge Challenger, pulled out a firearm, and demanded the victim give over control of their vehicle.

One suspect entered into the victim’s vehicle, and the second got back into the Dodge Challenger and fled the area. The victim’s cell phone was left behind in their vehicle and prevented them from dialing 911, according to police.

After surrounding jurisdictions were alerted, the stolen vehicle was located abandoned in Baltimore, Maryland, officials said. No suspects were apprehended. There were no injuries reported, and no firearms were discharged, according to police.

The Town of Vienna Police Department Criminal Investigation Section is working with DC Metropolitan Police and Baltimore Police Department to identify the suspects involved in this incident.

Vienna Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to locate any eyewitnesses or video of the incident to call 703-255-6366 and ask for MPO Juan Vazquez.

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