• Lacey police search for armed carjacking suspect, nearby university briefly on lockdown Thursday

    By: The News Tribune


    Saint Martin’s University campus was locked down Thursday afternoon after reports Lacey police were tracking a carjacking suspect near campus.

    Lacey police tweeted there were two attempted carjackings in the area of Third Avenue Southeast and College Street Southeast. The suspect was tracked by a police dog to an area near Martin Way East where the trail was lost, according to police.

    Saint Martin’s lockdown was lifted at about 5:15 p.m.

    The suspect was described as a 30-year-old white man, 5 feet 8 inches tall, wearing jean shorts and a Nike sweatshirt, with a tattoo on his neck. 

    Police tweeted anyone who sees the suspect should not approach him and instead call 911.


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