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Police Seeking Moreland Avenue Carjacking Suspects

After driving the victim to another location and robbing him, the suspects kicked him out of the vehicle and drove off.

Screen shot from surveillance video at the station showing the suspects before they approach the victim and carjack him. Credit: APD
Screen shot from surveillance video at the station showing the suspects before they approach the victim and carjack him. Credit: APD
The Atlanta police is asking for the public’s help in locating two men who allegedly kidnapped, robbed and carjacked a man at a southeast Atlanta service station around 2 p.m. on Monday.

According to Officer John Chafee, a 28-year-old man had just parked at a Texaco gas station pump when he was approached by the two suspects. After they took his keys, one of the suspects produced a gun and ordered the victim into his vehicle.

The Texaco is located at 29 Moreland Avenue near Wylie Street. After driving the victim to another location and robbing him, the suspects kicked him out of the vehicle and drove off.

The vehicle is a green 2001 Infinity QX4 SUV with a Tennessee tag of 6AN990.

Surveillance video at the station shows the suspects before and as they approach the victim and carjack him. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for up to $2000.00.


Joshua McCaffrey September 13, 2013 at 07:34 PM
@bouldercrest, just as you wear a suit, and practice law, criminals of this type have pretty recognizable uniform features. I would be paying closer attention to a group of white thugs w/ saggy pants and a thug swagger/manner of speech than I would a group of blacks wearing business casual attire and speaking coherently.
Adam September 13, 2013 at 07:51 PM
I wouldn't have those feelings under those circumstances @bouldercrest.
Adam September 13, 2013 at 08:05 PM
I witnessed a shooting late 2011 and the man had a better car than me. Also I have yet to hear about a woman shooting someone in my neighborhood but if women starting to spring up in the news all the time, I'd make myself aware of my surroundings.
Ronald Weber September 14, 2013 at 03:45 PM
Mr. Editor, the people who committed this crime are not suspects. They are perpetrators. A suspect is an individual whom you believe may be the perpetrator. Suspects did not kick the victim out of his car and drive off as the headline claims. Perpetrators did that. Inaccurate writing indicates and promotes sloppy thinking.
Hunt Archbold September 14, 2013 at 09:05 PM
Mr. Weber, there’s no doubt the difference between suspect, accused, and perpetrator can at times get complicated, and these terms are sometimes misused. Per example, if two men are arrested for the same crime, but only one of them is found guilty, then the guilty one is the perpetrator. However, they are all suspects until one is proven guilty. More importantly, the word ‘suspect’ was utilized multiple times by the APD in their narrative of the crime and that’s what I am choosing to use here, as I don’t have all the details of the ongoing investigation. ‘Suspect’ was also used by all of the Atlanta media reports on this crime that I came across including by the AJC and WSB-TV. Again, the use of these terms can get complicated and there could be much debate in this and many other crime cases. If you would like to discuss this further, I will be happy to do so if you will reach out to me at hunt.archbold@patch.com or by phone at 678-620-7320 during regular weekday business hours. Thanks.

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