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D.C. police seeking armed carjacker who stabbed cabbie

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Local,Crime,Naomi Jagoda

D.C. police are seeking information about the armed carjacking of a taxicab.

On Friday morning, a man entered a cab in the800 block of H Street NE and rode in it to the 500 block of Kenyon Street NW. Once there, he assaulted the driver and fled in the taxi, police said.

According to media reports, the cab driver was stabbed during the incident and the taxi was later recovered in the500 block of Hobart Place NW.

The man, seen on an ATM surveillance video shortly before the carjacking, was described as a black man in his mid-50s wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information can call police at 202-727-9099 or submit anonymous information by text messaging 50411.

njagoda@washingtonexaminer.com

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