Police Search for Suspect After Armed Carjacking

The suspect reportedly fled in a black truck toward Boston Street.

An armed carjacking was reported on Goodhue Street just before 3 p.m. Tuesday. The location was later confirmed to be Grove Street.

The victim was maced, according to scanner reports.

Scanner reports indicate the suspect took a black truck with the words ‪"Dunlap Construction"‬ printed on it.

Area police are on the lookout for the truck, which headed toward Boston Street, according to reports.

3:01 p.m. — Police located the vehicle, which was unoccupied, on Federal Street. The Criminal Investigation Unit was notified.

3:05 p.m. — Police reported the carjacking occured on Grove Street.

3:06 p.m. — Reports indicate the suspect may have fled in another vehicle after leaving the black truck on Federal Street. A secondary be-on-the-lookout was issued for a vehicle with "four large truck tires in the back."

3:17 p.m. — The confirmed the State Police K-9 unit was being called in and the truck was being towed to the station for latent prints.

Native Son August 28, 2012 at 07:21 PM
Armed carjacking! Is that a new crime to our fair city? Don't ever recollect hearing that before now! Danvers, or Peabody maybe. Salemites...Attention!! Start locking your vehicle doors while driving.
christine August 28, 2012 at 07:23 PM
I hope he wasn't running from doing something even worse


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