Man Carjacked at Gunpoint in Bed-Stuy, Police Say

By Aidan Gardiner on April 4, 2014 8:35am 

 Thieves also used his credit card that was inside the car when it was stolen, police said.
Thieves also used his credit card that was inside the car when it was stolen, police said.
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BROOKLYN — A man was carjacked at gunpoint as he sat in his car on Monroe Street Sunday night, police said.

The 26-year-old driver, whose name was not released, had stopped his red 2001 Honda Accord outside 577 Monroe St., near Stuyvesant Avenue, about 3 p.m., when the the armed carjackers forced him out of it and drove away, the NYPD said.

The driver's credit card was inside and days later two women bought clothing with it at a Downtown Brooklyn store, a police spokeswoman said.

Surveillance cameras filmed them, the NYPD said.

The two carjackers are believed to be 5-feet-8 and 25 years old, police said. One of them was last seen wearing a red jacket with yellow sleeves over a red hoodie, police said.

The other was last seen wearing a grey hoodie with a black baseball cap, the NYPD said.

One of the women, who had red hair, wore a black jacket with black pants, police said.

The other wore a black jacket over a grey hoodie, the NYPD said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).

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