Police said that at about 10:19 p.m. on Thursday, officers were called to a home in the 100 block of East Melrose Street, near Brookeville Road and just a few blocks north of the D.C. line.
A woman was sitting in the passenger seat of her vehicle, a black 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee that was in her driveway. Police said the suspect came up to the Jeep, opened the driver’s door and pointed a handgun at the woman.
The woman then ran out of the vehicle and into her home, police said. The suspect was last seen driving the Jeep toward Connecticut Avenue.
Police said the suspect was described as a black man, 5-foot-10 to 6-feet and about 20-years-old. He wore all black clothing and had a black or gray handgun, police said.
The stolen Jeep has a license plate of 112142D.
Detectives are asking anyone with information about this carjacking or the whereabouts of the stolen vehicle to call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or leave a Crime Solvers tip here. Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment for this felony crime. Tipsters will remain anonymous.
If the vehicle is in motion, call 911.