Police continue to search for carjacking suspects - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Reported by Nick Kenney

Police continue to search for carjacking suspects

Memphis Police continued to search Tuesday for two gunmen who carjacked a Memphis mother and her six-month-old baby early Monday morning.

The carjacking happened just after 1:00am Monday at The Landings Apartments in East Memphis.  Two armed gunman forced a young mother into the trunk of her Ford Taurus, then driving off in the car with her six-month-old baby in the back seat.

The woman was able to quickly free herself, and the two suspects abandoned the vehicle.

Later Monday morning, police were called to the Wal-Mart on Winchester Road about two potential suspects who were inside the store playing video games.  Both men were taken into custody an questioned, but were later released.

According to a police report, surveillance video exists of both men running away from the car.

The mother and her young baby were not injured in the incident.

If you have information that could help police, call CrimeStoppers at 901-528-CASH.


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