[UPDATE] The vehicle in this news release has been located. No arrests have been made.
NEWS RELEASE: February 7, 2022
Carjacking on Monsview Place
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department is searching for several suspects after a carjacking that occurred in the 1600-block of Monsview Place tonight.
On February 7, 2022 at 7:55 p.m., officers responded to Monsview Place for a report of a carjacking. A driver was attempting to deliver food to an address on Monsview Place when four black males, one of them armed with a handgun, stole the driver’s car and fled the area. The vehicle is a light blue 2007 Honda Accord 4-door with a Virginia registration of 5995HM. The victim was not injured during the incident.
Three of the suspects were wearing all black clothing and the fourth was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt. They are all possibly in their late teens or early twenties.
This is an ongoing investigation. Any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.
Anyone who may have captured video of any of this incident on a security or doorbell camera is asked to contact the Lynchburg Police Department at (434) 455-6174 or share the footage on the Neighbors portal.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Lynchburg Police Department at (434) 455-6041 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter a tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.