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Restaurant worker is victim of robbery, carjacking

police seek vehicle

July 27, 2011

Hagerstown police Wednesday night continued to search for two males involved in the armed robbery and carjacking of a China King restaurant delivery driver Tuesday night.

Kwokkuen Leung, 55, was attempting to make a delivery in the 400 block of North Potomac Street at about 10:40 p.m. when he was approached by two males, one of whom was carrying a knife, police said.

The pair assaulted Leung, robbed him and stole his vehicle, then fled eastbound on Broadway, according to a city police news release.

The robbers were described as two males, possibly teenagers. One was wearing a white T-shirt, the other was wearing a dark colored T-shirt.

Leung sustained minor injuries and did not require medical treatment, according to police.

Police are looking for the victim's vehicle, a silver 2001 Mitsubishi Galant, with Maryland license 9ERY39.

The vehicle is known to have been in the Robinwood area shortly after the robbery occurred, the release said.

The Washington County Sheriff's Office determined the vehicle had passed through one of its tag readers, and deputies believed the vehicle was heading toward the Smithsburg area. The sheriff's office searched the area for the vehicle, the release said.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Hagerstown City Police at 301-790-3700 or to email information to crimetip@hagerstownpd.org.

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