Police: 79-year-old man injured during carjacking on Portland Avenue in Irondequoit
IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. (WHEC) — A 79-year-old man was injured Friday during a carjacking on Portland Avenue in Irondequoit.
It happened at around 1:40 p.m. at the Portland Manor Apartments near Portland Parkway and Portland Avenue.
The Irondequoit Police say three suspects pulled the 79-year-old from his car and threw him on the ground before driving off in his car.
Police say the man was dragged on the ground when the suspects sped off in the car, and suffered several cuts to his head and body.
The man was taken to the hospital for treatment. Police say his injuries are serious, but he’s expected to be OK.
Police say the stolen vehicle was a 2003 royal blue Nissan Maxima.
Police say the suspects are described as two white male teenagers and one black male teenager and that they were last seen leaving the apartment complex in the stolen car.
Police tell News10NBC a scene on Hudson Avenue and Norton Street in Rochester is connected to the carjacking. We are working to get more information.
Large police presence on the corner of Norton and Hudson – police did tell me what you see here is in connection to this afternoon’s carjacking in Irondequoit- this is the car they were looking for- working on more info @news10nbc pic.twitter.com/5qAQ4aq1jo— Stephanie Duprey (@WHEC_SDuprey) August 6, 2021
Irondequoit Police tell News10NBC an officer who was on his was home did find the stolen car in Rochester at the intersection of Hudson Avenue and Norton Street after it was involved in a crash.
Police say four juveniles were detained as a result and they are investigating their involvement in the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to call 585-336-6000, or CrimeStoppers at 585-423-9300 or report it online.