There is a carjacking story that is spreading in Western New York that has some drivers uneasy this week. It was reported that two teens held a woman at gunpoint in a scary carjacking on Hertel Avenue.

There were reports of similar incidents recently in Rochester as well. As a matter of fact, one carjacking was deadly.


This is not the first crime of it's kind in Rochester. As a matter of fact, it was just this past November that a string of similar incidents took place. RochesterFirst.com reported that:

Carjackings and other automobile robberies are up significantly. Since the end of the Summer all over Monroe County, authorities at all levels have been seeing more reports come in for stolen vehicles and automobile theft.

The best thing you can do is pay attention to your surroundings and keep your vehicle locked. Police also encourage you to keep your car parked in a well lit area. No arrests have been made in connection with the case and anyone with information is asked to call police immediately.

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