Police: Man Carjacks Victim In Claymont Monday

Claymont – The Delaware State Police are investigating a carjacking that took place at the intersection of Philadelphia Pike and Harvey Road early this morning, according toPublic Information Officer, Corporal/1 Jason Hatchell.

Hatchell said the incident occurred at approximately 1:00 a.m., Monday, March 15, 2021, when a 20-year-old victim operating a blue Ford Fiesta was stopped in the left turn lane of northbound Philadelphia Pike at Harvey Road. The victim was approached by an unknown suspect who displayed a handgun and demanded her out of the vehicle. The victim complied and the suspect fled the scene in the stolen vehicle. The victim was not injured as a result of the incident.

The suspect was described as a black male approximately 5’3”-5’5” tall wearing dark clothing and a mask.

The stolen blue Ford Fiesta has not been located at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Det. McDerby of the Troop 2 Criminal Investigative Unit by calling 302-834-2620.