2 carjackings in 15 minutes reported in DC

WASHINGTON - Police are investigating two carjackings that happened about a mile apart and within fifteen minutes of each other.

The incidents happened in the northeast on Tuesday between 8:00 p.m. and 8:15 p.m.

Police say the first incident took place in front of a convince store located in the 1900 block of 9th Street.

The second carjacking took place at a service station in the unit block of Florida Avenue.

Officers say in both instances the suspect displayed a small black hand gun.

In the service station incident the suspect was observed getting out of a silver color Toyota Prius.

Officers describe the first vehicle stolen as a 2008 BMW 328is, black in color , 4 door sedan, DC registration EU2354. The second vehicle is described as a 2005 Mercedes Benz CLK320 Black ion color, Coupe with Maryland registration 7BN5740.

Anyone with information is asked to call D.C. Police.