Sheriff's Office: 2 masked men wanted after armed carjacking in Madison Heights


AMHERST Co., Va. (WSET) -- The Amherst County Sheriff's Office is searching for two people accused of stealing a vehicle.

They said the responded Friday to the area of the dam on River Road in Madison Heights at around 1:00 a.m., for a report of a male who had been robbed by two masked males.

The suspects stole the victim's wallet, cell phone, and vehicle.

According to the Sheriff's Office, one of the suspects was armed with a gun. Both suspects were on foot.

The victim said he believed that one of the suspects had a foreign accent.

The stolen vehicle was later recovered and unoccupied several hours later in Madison Heights.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Amherst County Sheriff’s Office at (434)946-9373 or Crimestoppers.

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