Liquor Store Shopper Gets Carjacked
Young Hispanic male flashed a knife and took a car.
A man who stopped at a Tucker liquor store had his car taken from him at knife-point.
Floy Smith, of Doraville, told police he pulled up in front of Happy's Package Store and as he got out of his car, a man holding a cigarette asked him for a light. "Mr. Smith stated he leaned back into the vehicle through the open door to retrieve a lighter," a DeKalb Police incident report revealed. As he did so, he observed the man standing directly behind him opening a 'butterfly style knife' and stated the suspect pointed the knife at him. The suspect entered the vehicle, which still had the keys in the ignition, and sped away traveling west on Pleasantdale Road.
The vehicle is a gray 2001 Toyota Camry with Georgia tag number AFU9198. The incident occurred Jan. 9 at 8:20 p.m. in a shopping center at 3201 Tucker Norcross Road.
The suspect is described as a light-skinned Hispanic male, about 28 years of age, clean shaven, wearing dark pants and a red hooded sweatshirt.