Pembroke Pines Community on Edge After Armed Carjackings

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The Pembroke Pines Police Department has urged residents to remain cautious after armed carjackings last week in the Windmill Lakes community.

Police said the carjackings occurred on Wednesday and Thursday.

In the Wednesday incident, two armed suspects approached a woman who was sitting in her car at about 9 p.m. They ordered her out of the vehicle and they left the community with her 2017 gray Toyota Corolla. She was not injured and shots were not fired.

Both suspects in that carjacking are described as black males in their early 20s who are about five feet seven inches tall and weigh about 170 pounds.

On Thursday, a similar incident occurred. A victim was sitting inside her parked vehicle and an armed suspect entered her car through the passenger door. Another suspect then approached the driver’s side and told the victim to get out of the vehicle.

Once she left, a third suspect entered her 2011 silver Hyundai Sonata. The three suspects were described as black males. No other descriptive information was available.

The recent criminal activity has left residents worried they may be the next target.

“I usually took my dog to go around; I had to stop. My friend had to stop too because, you know, it’s very dangerous,” a resident said.

The PPPD is asking anyone with information to contact them at 954-431-2200 or anonymous tips can be directed to Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.

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