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For Immediate Release:
October 30, 2017

Media Contact:
Det. Lee Cowart
LCowart@mdpd.com
(305)471-1900

   
Topic: Armed Carjacking
Case #: PD171002378445
Date & Time of Occurrence: 10/02/2017 at approx. 6:21 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 20731 NE 4 Place
  Miami, Florida
   
Victim #1:
Victim's Name: Verushka Escobar Padron, (W/F)
Victim's DOB: 10/29/1981
Victim's Age: 36
Victim's Address: 20731 NE 4 Place
  Miami, Florida
Subject #1:
Subject's Name: Unknown, (B/M)
Subject's Age: 18-24
Subject's Description: 5'10"-5'11", 140-150 lbs., slim build, dark complexion, short black hair, big eyes, clean shaven, last seen wearing a dark colored hooded jacket and dark pants, was armed with a semi-automatic silver handgun.
Subject #2:
Subject's Name: Unknown, (B/M)
Subject's Age: 18-24
Subject's Description: 5'09"-5'10", 130-140 lbs., slim build, dark complexion, last seen wearing a red colored jacket with letters printed on the front and dark colored pants.
Subject #3:
Subject's Name: Unknown, (B/M)
Subject's Age: 18-24
Subject's Description: 5'10"-5'11", 130-140 lbs., slim build, dark complexion, last seen wearing a dark colored hooded jacket and dark colored pants.
Subject #4:
Subject's Name: Unknown, (B/M)
Subject's Age: 18-24
Subject's Description: 5'10"-5'11", 130-140 lbs., slim build, last seen wearing a red hooded jacket and dark colored pants.


Armed Carjacking In Apartment Parking Lot


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

Detectives of the Miami-Dade Police Department, Robbery Bureau are investigating an armed carjacking which occurred in a parking lot as a woman was walking towards her apartment.

According to investigators, officers were dispatched to Carmel Lakes Apartments, located at 20731 NE 4 Place, regarding a report of an armed carjacking. 

The investigation revealed that the victim, Verushka Escobar Padron, was walking through the parking lot when she was approached by two subjects.  One of the subjects brandished a handgun and demanded the keys to her vehicle.  The victim relinquished her car keys and began to walk away.  As both subjects fled in the victim's vehicle, they were joined by two additional subjects and they continued to flee in an unknown direction.  The stolen vehicle was later found abandoned a short distance away and returned to the victim.  Ms. Padron did not sustain any injuries.

Surveillance video captured the images of the subjects and investigators are seeking the assistance of the community in identifying and/or locating these individuals.

Video surveillance footage may be obtained from the FTP site.

Investigation continues...


 
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit www.crimestoppersmiami.com and select “Give a Tip”
Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.
   

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MIAMI-DADE POLICE DEPARTMENT
9105 Northwest 25th Street
Doral, FL 33172-1500
(305)471-1780