An FBI agent fell victim to a carjacking incident in the eastern end of Capitol Hill on Wednesday afternoon.
The FBI has confirmed the incident, which occurred in broad daylight, and has since launched an investigation in collaboration with the Metropolitan Police Department’s Carjacking Task Force.
In an official statement obtained by NBC Washington, the FBI confirmed the carjacking, stating, “At this time, we can confirm that an FBI employee was carjacked on the afternoon of November 29. The vehicle was recovered, and the FBI Washington Field Office and the Metropolitan Police Department’s Carjacking Task Force are investigating.”
The statement provided no further details about the incident.
According to the D.C. Police, officers responded to a distress call reporting a carjacking in the 100 block of 12th Street NE, near Lincoln Park, at approximately 3:45 p.m.
The victim, a federal agent, reported that two suspects had forcefully taken their vehicle at gunpoint.
The search for the stolen vehicle concluded rapidly, with the car located a short distance away in Southeast D.C. by 4:10 p.m.
As of now, no detailed information regarding the two suspects involved in the incident has been divulged by the D.C. Police or the FBI. The