Northeast D.C. carjacking suspect sought

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Police dust for fingerprints near the scene of the carjacking off Benning Road in Northeast D.C. (Photo: Luis Rivera/WJLA)

D.C. police are looking for a suspect in a Tuesday night carjacking in the outskirts of the Carver-Langston neighborhood of Northeast D.C.

Police say an armed carjacker took over a Yellow Cab at about 10 p.m. along the 2300 block of Benning Road NE. The driver suffered a cut above the eye during the incident.

A short time later, the taxi was recovered about a block away, near the intersection of 23rd Place and Oklahoma Avenue NE. The vehicle had been abandoned.

No arrests have been made. The investigation is ongoing.

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