DULUTH, Ga. (CW69 News at 10) – According to a Gwinnett County Police Department (GCPD) statement, Quinton Rogers, 42, the suspect in the case involving a woman jumped out of her moving car with her child during a carjacking at the Exxon Gas station at 1350 Boggs Road in Duluth, Georgia on August 18, 2020 has been arrested.
GCPD identified a suspect as Quinten Rogers by analyzing physical evidence. Detectives obtained warrants for Rogers for Hijacking a Motor Vehicle and two counts of Kidnapping.
As previously reported, the victim called 911 and told police that she stopped and purchased fast food while on her way home. After purchasing her food, she stopped at the gas station to park and eat. The victim can be seen on surveillance eating her food at the trunk area of her car while her one-year-old child is asleep inside.
While the victim was eating, a man can be seen walking up the roadway to the gas station on foot. When he sees the victim, he changes direction and walks over to her. He visibly startled her when he walked up behind her. The suspect reached for what the victim believed was a gun and punched her in the face multiple times.
The man allegedly told the victim to get in the backseat of the car with her baby while he got in the driver’s seat. Surveillance video shows the vehicle leaving the scene with two of the car doors wide open.
While the man was driving away with the victim and her baby, he demanded money from her. He also told her that he was going to choke and kill her. Fearing for her life, the victim grabbed her baby’s car seat with the child inside and jumped from the vehicle. As she jumped from the vehicle, the suspect kept driving. The victim was treated for injuries sustained in the fall when police arrived. Her child was not hurt but the safety seat was damaged.
The victim’s car was located the following day abandoned in the city limits of Duluth.
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