Rep. Henry Cuellar, Democrat of Texas, was carjacked in the Washington, D.C., Navy Yard neighborhood Monday night, his chief of staff said.
“As Congressman Cuellar was parking his car this evening, 3 armed assailants approached the Congressman and stole his vehicle,” Cuellar’s chief of staff, Jacob Hochberg, said in a statement. “Luckily, he was not harmed and is working with local law enforcement.”
D.C. Metropolitan Police confirmed that they received a report of an armed carjacking around 9:30 p.m. Monday night around New Jersey Avenue and K Street, and that the victim was a member of Congress.
They said U.S. Capitol police had taken over the investigation.
MPD said Monday that police were looking for three male suspects who were wearing all black.
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