Carjacking and attempted burglary on Ashton Road


Carjacking and attempted burglary on Ashton Road


Date: October 28, 2011
by: Eddie Kirsch | Web Editor



The Sarasota County Sheriff's office responded to a call 9:56 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27 at 2875 Ashton Road.

Deputies met with the victim, who said she was walking out of the post office when she was confronted by two black males in their mid to late 20s wearing dark hoodies. They brandished a handgun, and demanded her money and keys to her vehicle. They then attempted to pull her into the vehicle, but she resisted. Suspects then fled the area in the victims vehicle.

The stolen vehicle is a tan/gold 2001 Chrysler Plymouth Voyager, with Florida plates: WTRCOLR.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is encouraged to call 861-4900 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 366-TIPS (8477), or go online to, or by texting TIP109 plus a message to CRIMES(274637).

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