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Aiken County police hunt for carjacking suspect

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 6:36 PM
Last updated 7:33 PM
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Aiken County police are searching for a carjacker after an incident Sunday.

The victim told deputies that a man flagged him down on Outing Club Road about 11:30 p.m.

The driver was then threatened and forced from the vehicle.

The suspect, whom police have identified as 49-year-old John Henry Blocker, fired several shots before fleeing in the white 1989 Cadillac Eldorado.

Blocker is wanted on charges of carjacking and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime. He also has a warrant for receiving stolen property from an incident in September.

Anyone with information can contact the sheriff’s office at (803) 648-6811 or Crime Stoppers at (888) CRIME-SC.

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