Hampton police searching for attempted robbery, carjacking suspect


HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A suspect is wanted in connection to an attempted robbery and carjacking incident that occurred during the early morning of Memorial Day.

Hampton Police say they received a call just before 3 a.m. for a carjacking that occurred in the 200 block of Union Street.

Police learned that a 43-year-old victim was exiting his vehicle when he was approached by an unknown suspect. The suspect displayed a knife and demanded the vehicle.

The victim was assaulted by the suspect with the knife after a brief confrontation. The suspect then fled the scene on foot.

The victim was treated for non life-threatening injuries at a local hospital and later released.

If you or anyone you know has information on this incident, they are encouraged to contact the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP or submitting a tip through the P3tips.com.

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