UPDATE: (08/19/16) 7:41 – Formal charges have been filed in the QuickTrip carjacking that occurred in Independence Wednesday morning. Sean Clark, 25, is charged with second degree robbery with at $50,000 bond. Clark is set to appear in court September 12, 2016, in Independence.
UPDATE: (08/19/16) 8:45 – The Independence Police Department has announced an arrest in the Wednesday morning carjacking at an Independence Quicktrip.
The investigation is on-going and formal charges have not yet been filed, but police say they have a man in custody believed to be the person seen stealing a 2005 Chrysler Pacifica just before 6: a.m. Wednesday. The car was recovered late Wednesday evening and the suspect was apprehended Thursday night.
His identity will not be released until formal charges are filed.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – The Independence Police Department is asking the public for help in locating a carjacking suspect that reportedly ran over the victim making his getaway Wednesday morning, August 17, 2016.
According to a release from the department. The victim pulled up to a tire filing station to air her tires about 6:20 a.m. at the Quicktrip in the 17000 block of east 39th Street.
After filling the driver’s side tires she moved to the passenger side. That’s when the suspect approached and got into the driver’s side and began to back out. The woman opened the passenger side front door and was knocked to the ground. The vehicle’s door then passed over her. She was not seriously injured.
Police describe the vehicle as a Black colored, 2005 Chrysler Pacifica mini-van. The Missouri license plate is K B 0 Z 9 K.
Police are asking anyone with information about the suspect or location of the car are urged to contact the TIPS hotline (816) 474-TIPS or IPD tips at (816) 325-7777, or email – firstname.lastname@example.org.
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