CULVER CITY, CA #los-angeles-ca — Two teenagers and a boy estimated to be about 12 years-old carjacked an SUV from a Culver City dealership at knifepoint, and police are asking for help locating the trio.
According to police, the attack happened at Mike Miller Toyota at 9077 Washington Blvd., Thursday night at 7 p.m. The teens got into a blue, two-door 2020 Toyota CHR with Culver City Toyota paper plates and attempted to steal the vehicle from the parking lot, the Culver City Police Department reported.
An employee confronted the three and was nearly stabbed.
When confronted by the employee, one of the suspects — a male approximately 18 years old — pulled out a knife and began to “violently slash at him several times, nearly striking him,” according to a police statement.
The employee was able to back away, and the suspects drove away in the vehicle westbound on Washington Boulevard and out of sight, according to police.
One suspect was described as a Latino male approximately 18 years old who was last seen wearing a baseball hat, a white T-shirt, blue shorts and a tattoo of three dots under his eye.
The other suspect was described as a male approximately 18 years old who was last seen wearing a blue sweatshirt and black pants.
The boy, approximately 12 years old, was last seen wearing a black T-shirt and black shorts.
Culver City police asked anyone with information regarding the carjacking to call them at 310-253-6300.