Hoping the public can help in identifying a man it suspects in a carjacking that took place in Camarillo Monday, the Ventura County Sheriff's Department has followed up an with more details about the event.
The suspect, an Hispanic male of thin to medium build, used a knife to force the victim, an elderly woman, out of her car at about 11:40 a.m. Monday, according to a new statement issued Friday. The incident took place on the 400 block of Carmen Road in neighboring Camarillo. The suspect was unable to drive the vehicle away and fled on foot. He is still outstanding and the Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit is asking for the public's assistance in identifying him.
The suspect is believe to be in his early 40's and between five feet, ten inches and six fee tall. He has short brown hair and, at the time of the event, had no facial hair. The statement also said a newer dark blue, four-door Kia is related to the crime.
The Sheriff's Department requests anyone with information to call Detective Brian Richmond with the Major Crimes Unit at 805-384-4725 or the Ventura County Crime Stoppers line at 800-222-8477. Callers to Crime Stoppers may remain anonymous and the calls are not recorded.