FBI Seeking Information About a Hobbs Act Robbery and Carjacking
The FBI is seeking information about a Hobbs Act robbery and carjacking on January 7, 2019, at approximately 2:00 p.m. near 4101 Commercial Boulevard, Tamarac, Florida.
Two unidentified subjects, who were described as black males wearing masks, traveling in a black SUV carjacked at gunpoint a bank messenger who was driving a silver four-door sedan. A robber displayed a gun and forced the messenger from the carjacked sedan.
The bank messenger was transporting documents between banking locations at the time of the carjacking.
The two subjects should be considered ARMED AND DANGEROUS.
Details of the vehicles are as follows:
Bank messenger’s vehicle is a silver 2012 Toyota Camry, Florida tag GBRV76.
The robbers' vehicle is a black Dodge Journey SUV with a Florida tag (unknown).
See attached images for additional information.
- Image “Carjack #1” shows the Dodge Journey
- Image “Carjack #2” shows the Toyota Camry (note the different style rims on the left side)
- Image “Carjack #3” shows the Toyota Camry leaving a parking lot being followed by the Dodge Journey.
Investigators continue their search for both vehicles.
The Hobbs Act is a federal statute that prohibits actual or attempted robbery or extortion affecting interstate or foreign commerce “in any way or degree.”
Carjacking is a federal crime for the taking of a motor vehicle with intent to cause death or serious bodily harm.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office, South Florida Violent Crime Task Force, and the FBI continue their investigation.
No further information is available at this time.
If anyone has information as to the identity of these robbers, they are urged to call the FBI at (754) 703-2000 or Crimestoppers.