Same suspects wanted for Lakewood, Maple Heights carjackings, police say

Same suspects wanted for Lakewood, Maple Heights carjackings, police say
Lakewood Police (Source: Lakewood Police)

LAKEWOOD, Ohio (WOIO) - Two carjackings early Wednesday morning are believed to have been committed by the same two suspects, according to police.

The first carjacking happened around 4 a.m. in the 17000 block of Waterbury Avenue in Maple Heights.

The victim, a Lyft driver, told police when he stopped his car, one suspect pulled out a gun and hit him on the head.

They then fled in the victim’s blue Subaru Outback.

A Lakewood woman was carjacked at gunpoint around 6:30 a.m. in the 13000 block of Detroit Avenue.

She told police two suspects approached her and one hit her on the head with a gun before driving away in her Honda Civic.

Lakewood police said the suspects first tried to carjack a resident on Delaware Avenue, but were scared off when the car owner sounded the horn.

Anyone with information is asked to call Lakewood police at 216-521-6773 or Maple Heights police at 216-587-9624, detectives@mhpd-ohio.com.

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