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07/12/2017: Assault and Carjacking

PRVNT and Monterey Police Department

  • 12 July 2017
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07/12/2017: Assault and Carjacking

On July 12, 2017 at approximately 4:37 a.m., Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Calle Principal on a report of an assault and carjacking which had just occurred. The reporting party stated three suspects were observed throwing glass bottles at windows in the area. A passing motorist stopped and exited their vehicle to question the suspects about their behavior and was immediately battered by the suspects with hands and feet. The suspects then entered and stole the victim’s car. While driving the victim’s car away from the scene, the suspects intentionally struck a pedestrian who was running to the scene to assist the victim. The suspects fled the area in the vehicle and it was later located abandoned. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF