Police are investigating a carjacking that occurred Aug. 2 at a Dacula convenience store.
A Dacula woman said her Jeep Compass was stolen while she was inside the . The woman’s friend was sitting inside the car at the time of the incident.
According to the friend, a man who had been standing near the entrance to the store walked over to the car, opened the driver’s side door and said, “I’m taking the vehicle. Get out.” When the friend refused, the man reportedly replied, “Get out. I have a gun.” At that point, the friend exited the vehicle and the suspect drove away. The friend said she did not actually see the gun.
The suspect is described as a bald white male in his early 30s with tattoos on his arms and a tattoo of the year 1977 under one of his eyes. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans.
The victim’s vehicle, a 2008 red Jeep Compass bearing Georgia license plate BUD8900, has been listed as stolen.
Police plan to review the store’s video surveillance for clues to the suspect's identity. The case is listed as active.