Davenport man wanted for armed carjacking
UPDATE: Sweatt has been arrested and is in the Scott County Jail.
DAVENPORT, Iowa- After stealing a 71-year-old mans SUV and cutting his hand, several warrants have been issued for the arrest of a Davenport man.
Police are looking for Douglas Scott Sweatt, 46, after they say he threatened to kill a 71-year-old man if he didn’t give up his 2015 Ford Escape.
Thursday, November 29, around 1:40 p.m. police say they found the victim with a cut on his hand.
The unnamed man had a cut on his hand and told police that Sweatt wrestled him out of the car and to the ground.
Sweatt then drove off in the 71-year-old mans Ford Escape that police valued at over $10,000.
Police were able to identify the carjacker from video of the incident.
Sweat is facing the following charges:
- Theft 1st degree
- Robbery 1st degree
- Going armed with intent
- Carrying weapons- knife used in crime
The 71-year-old victim from Davenport was treated for minor injuries and released.