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HCSO Asks for Community Assistance in Locating Car-Jacking Suspect


Lakesite Suspect

Hamilton County, TN - The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported carjacking which occurred on Monday, February 13, 2017 in the Lakesite area of Hamilton County.

In the early morning hours, a white male approached the victim as he exited his car on the parking lot of a business. The male subject told the victim that he needed his car then he brandished a pistol. The victim was ordered to get into the passenger seat of his car while the suspect drove the vehicle to a secondary road a few miles away. The victim was told to get out of the vehicle and the subject drove away.

A suspect was subsequently developed, but the individual has not been identified. Deputies are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the person depicted in a security video obtained from a nearby store.

Anyone with information as to the identity of this individual is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 423-209-8940 or 423-622-0022.

Please note this is an ongoing investigation and no additional details are available at this time.

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