Marion County — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two suspects who carjacked a tow truck driver. This incident took place around 12:45 a.m., Wednesday, November 06,2013 along the 8400 block of NW 193rd Street in Reddick.
The victim [driver] told detectives he got a call to tow a vehicle to Gainesville. The victim said he arrived to find a woman sitting in a white Mercury Grand Marquis.
The victim said he held a brief conversation with the female suspect about the tow. All of a sudden, the victim said, a man came from the woods with a handgun. According to the victim, he was ordered to the ground. At one point, he took off running and the suspect fired the handgun. The male suspect eventually drove away with the tow truck.
The first suspect is simply described as a heavy-set black female who might be 30-40 years old. The second suspect is described as a black male who stands about 6 feet tall.
He was last seen wearing a dark ski mask and dark clothing. The truck is a 2005 International Flatbed with an aluminum bed. The logo “Big Oak Towing” is on both sides of the truck.
To help, call in an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 368-STOP or 368-7867. Text tips to 274637 using keyword 368STOP. Tips can also be submitted at www.ocalacrimestoppers.com.