Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division, continue to investigate an armed carjacking that occurred this afternoon in the 11100 block of Veirs Mill Road in Wheaton.
On Monday, December 31, at approximately 3:27 p.m., the Emergency Communications Center (ECC) received a call reporting an armed carjacking that had just occurred in the 11100 block of Veirs Mill Road in Wheaton.
Responding officers located the victim who reported that two suspects had displayed a handgun and had taken her vehicle. A lookout was placed for the stolen vehicle along with a description of the two suspects.
At approximately 3:44 p.m., officers responding to the call spotted the stolen vehicle and were able to perform a traffic stop in the area of Columbia Pike and Greencastle Road. The two suspects were taken into custody without incident. A replica handgun was retrieved on the scene of the traffic stop.
Suspect information will be released after suspects are charged accordingly.
This is an ongoing investigation. Detectives are working to confirm additional details. Updates will be provided as information is confirmed. Anyone who has information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5100.