On August 31, 2020, at approximately 4:30 PM, a carjacking occurred in the 7-11 parking lot, located at 5495 Sepulveda Blvd. The 82 year old victim was seated in his vehicle when the suspect approached him on foot and began to physically assault him. After attacking the victim, the suspect forcibly removed the victim from the vehicle, entered the driver seat and drove away in an unknown direction.
The elderly victim was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for serious injuries to his head and remained hospitalized for over a week. The victim has been released from the hospital.
Culver City Detectives conducted follow-up investigations and through forensic evidence and video surveillance identified 20-year old Jonathan Rosas as the suspect. On September 22nd, Detectives located Rosas in the city of Inglewood, where he was arrested for carjacking.
The case was presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office and the following criminal charges were filed against Rosas for both Carjacking and Elder Abuse.
Culver City Police Department