UPDATED: Authorities Investigating Carjacking at Knife-Point

carjacking ciuUPDATED: Police are investigating after a man says his vehicle was stolen at knife-point moments ago, TLS has learned. The victim tells police two men – one armed with a knife – forced him from his vehicle at knife-point, and then fled with his vehicle.

Sources tell TLS the victim appears to have been operating a taxi service and was called by the suspects to the area of Princewood Avenue at about 8 PM. Once arriving to the suspects’ location, a knife was pulled on the victim, forcing out of the vehicle.

The vehicle is described as a 2004 blue Chevy Venture.

Suspect information is not yet available.

Police are notifying neighboring Townships of the incident.

UPDATE 8:40 PM. Sources say the vehicle has been found abandoned several blocks from the scene. The suspects are still on the loose.

Lakewood’s Detective Bureau, CIU and K9 are investigating.

[TLS-CCP/Photo by TLS-28]


This content, and any other content on TLS, may not be republished or reproduced without prior permission from TLS. Copying or reproducing our content is both against the law and against Halacha. To inquire about using our content, including videos or photos, email us at

Stay up to date via our news alerts, by sending 'follow LakewoodScoop' to the number '40404' or via Twitter handle @LakewoodScoop. Also find us on Instagram and Facebook.

Got a news tip? Email us at, text us 415-857-2667, or tweet us @LakewoodScoop.

There are 6 Comments to "UPDATED: Authorities Investigating Carjacking at Knife-Point"

Write a Comment

Please read comment rules before submitting your comment.

(required - will not be published)

Please note: Comment moderation is enabled and may delay your comment. There is no need to resubmit your comment.

Answer the question below to prove you\'re human *