EUCLID, Ohio — Euclid Police are warning residents of an uptick in carjackings recently in the city.
Three vehicles were taken on Sidney Drive, Brush Avenue and Tungsten Road in the last week. Another occurred in the downtown area of Euclid on Babbitt Road on May 10 with an attempted carjacking that took place on East 212 Street near North Lakeland Boulevard on May 15.
The Euclid Police Department has given details of the crimes for residents to keep in mind. In all of the carjackings, here are the similarities between incidents:
- The victims were either alone in the car or exiting the vehicle
- Incidents occurred between 9:30 p.m. and midnight
- The victims vehicles may be blocked in by a suspect's vehicle
- Multiple suspects involved (between 3-5 in most cases)
- Victims describe suspects as younger black males in dark clothing
- Handguns are used by one or more suspects during the incident
- Suspect's vehicle may be a stolen vehicle from another city
To contact the Euclid Police Department, call (216) 731-1234. In the event of an emergency dial 911.