Hammond police asking for info about recent carjacking

2014-01-23T20:15:00Z 2014-01-23T23:22:11Z Hammond police asking for info about recent carjackingTimes Staff nwitimes.com
January 23, 2014 8:15 pm  • 

HAMMOND | A 2012 Chevrolet Malibu was stolen during a recent altercation outside the White Castle at 6517 Calumet Ave., Hammond police said.

About 3:50 a.m. Jan. 12, a husband and wife were in the Malibu in the drive-thru line at the restaurant.

Police said the two were involved in a verbal altercation with the occupants of a silver Chrysler minivan with an Illinois temporary plate and a group in a silver Ford Expedition with Illinois plates.

The Malibu was stolen during the incident, police said. The vehicle hasn't yet been recovered.

Police said no weapons were used during the carjacking and there were no injuries.

Police said the Malibu has an Indiana license plate number of 249LJN.

Police ask anyone with information about the case to call Hammond police Detective Michael Nemcek at (219) 852-2977.

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