At approximately 12:15 am Wednesday, May 25, 2022, Golden Valley police officers were dispatched to a carjacking in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 600 block of Lilac Dr N, Golden Valley. Two masked Black male suspects approached a 2013 Jeep Patriot, pointed a gun at the female driver and passenger, and demanded the victims leave the car and everything in it. The victims were not injured during the carjacking.
Golden Valley police don’t believe the suspects followed the victims to this location, and investigators are following up on leads in this and two previous carjackings that occurred last week.
“The metro area continues to see an alarming number of carjacking incidents spreading into surrounding suburbs, including Golden Valley,” said Virgil Green, director of the Golden Valley Police Department. “We do see a trend with these three recent carjackings, including similar descriptions of the suspects and their clothing, and the use of a gun.”
“These incidents are concerning, and we want to remind all residents to be aware of their surroundings and never attempt to fight with these suspects,” adds Green. “Investigators will always work to recover any stolen property.”
If you have information about these incidents, contact the Golden Valley Police Department at 763-512-2500. All tips will be confidential.