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Man carjacked at gunpoint Tuesday morning in Victorville

VICTORVILLE, Calif. ( — Authorities are investigating after a man was carjacked at gunpoint Tuesday morning at a parking lot in Victorville.

It happened at about 9:54 am, on August 16, 2022, in the area of Bear Valley Road and Fifth Avenue.

Sheriff’s spokeswoman Tricia Blake told VVNG that an unknown Hispanic male exited a green Toyota Camry and approached the victim.

“The suspect began asking the victim questions about a recent incident and taking things from out of his truck.  The suspect accused the victim of having something to do with a recent incident the victim was unaware of,” stated Blake.

According to the spokeswoman, the suspect then brandished a firearm and took possession of the victim’s truck. The victim contacted security in the area and called for police assistance. 

Deputies conducted a thorough search of the area and utilized aerial assistance from the Sheriff’s 40K helicopter, but were unable to locate the vehicle. 

The victim’s vehicle is described as a lifted black GMC Sierra bearing California license plate #91587B2 with a  grey fender, black racing stripes on the hood, and a broken rear window.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call the Victorville Police Department at 760-241-2911 and reference case # VCR2209530.

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