UPDATE (4:51 PM): Kendrick and Nancy Epps are now in custody after police arrested them at motel in the 13300 block of Aurora Avenue N. late Friday afternoon.
Robbery Detectives are on the hunt for a mother-son duo that carjacked a woman at the Northgate park and ride on Thursday night.
A woman was loading bags into the trunk of her car at the park and ride around 5 PM when a man grabbed her from behind in a bear hug and put his hands over her mouth.
As the victim fought to rip the suspect’s hands away from her face, she suddenly heard a woman’s voice urging her to hand over her keys.
The victim was able to break free from the man’s grasp, but dropped her keys in the process. The victim then saw a man and woman—who detectives have identified as Kendrick and Nancy Epps—climb into her Jeep and speed away, almost running over the victim in the process.
A witness, who heard the victim’s screams, tailed the suspects as they drove through oncoming traffic and into a labyrinthine office park nearby. There, Kendrick Epps lost control of the Jeep, struck a parked car and careened into a curb, shearing off the Jeep’s front axle and deploying its airbags.
With the Jeep out of commission, Kendrick and his mother fled on foot, ditching some of their clothing in the process.
Detectives later found documents in clothes tossed near the scene of the crash, which they’ve since tied to Kendrick and Nancy Epps.
Kendrick Epps, 24, is 6’0, 160 pounds, has shoulder length dirty blond hair and was last seen wearing a light-colored hoodie.
His mother, Nancy, 54, is 5’5, 120 pounds, with brown hair and a slight build.
If you have any information about where police can find this duo, please call 911 or (206) 625-5011.