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Lexington PD asking for help to identify burglary, kidnapping, a car theft suspects

Lexington, SC – Chief Terrence Green of the Lexington Police Department is asking the citizens and visitors of the Town of Lexington and its surrounding community for assistance in providing information regarding a burglary, kidnapping and stolen vehicle incident that occurred early Tuesday morning.

At approximately 1:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to a residence on the 100 block of Martel Drive for a burglary that had just occurred. Officers met with a female victim who stated that two unknown male subjects had forced their way into her home through the back door. The subjects then came into her bedroom and held her there while they stole numerous items.

The burglars took the keys to the victim’s dark grey 2013 Honda Civic, with South Carolina license plate JRP 822, and fled from the scene. The vehicle has a Clemson Tiger Paw on the passenger side rear window.

The subjects involved in this incident were described as male of unknown race and they were wearing hoods with their faces covered.

During the course of the investigation, detectives were able to track a purchase made with the victim’s credit card and the video of this incident showed two black males, both of slender build and in their early 20’s. One black male had facial hair and was dressed in black shorts, blue jeans, black hooded shirt with a grey jacket. The other black male did not appear to have facial hair and was dressed in black shoes, black pants, black hat and wearing a blue jacket with white striping.

Anyone who knows the identity of the subjects involved or the whereabouts of the vehicle is asked to immediately contact Detective Voravudhi at 803-358-1514.

Those with information can also contact Midlands Crimestoppers in the following ways:

PHONE TIP — Call the toll free number at 1-888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372).

WEB TIP — Go to www.midlandscrimestoppers.com and click “Submit a Tip”.

MOBILE TIP — Download the new P3 Tips app on your Apple or Android Device.

You can provide information anonymously through Midlands Crime Stoppers. Your tip could earn you a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for this crime.

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