Masked men circle car, take vehicle at gunpoint in Youngstown

The incident happened about 5:12 p.m. Tuesday in front of a house in the 400 block of Laclede Drive

police lights generic

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Youngstown police are investigating after a man told them that a group of masked men took his car at gunpoint.

The incident happened about 5:12 p.m. Tuesday in front of a house in the 400 block of Laclede Drive.

According to a police report, the owner of the car said that a female and another person drove his car to a house on Laclede Drive to pick up some friends to hang out.

When they got there, a man approached the female driver, pointed a gun at her and said, “Drop your pockets and get out now,” the report stated.

While this was going on, the report stated that two masked men began circling the car.

The gunmen and both masked men got into the car and took off.

Police searched the area but didn’t find anyone.

There was no description given of the suspects in the police report. The vehicle was entered into a database and reported as stolen.

.

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s