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CarJacking--SUSPECT PHOTOS attached

Event date: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, from 1:32 PM to 1:32 PM

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update 3/13/13

   

We have updated this story to correct the victim information and add surveillance photos of the suspect.

Today at 11:00AM, police responded to a carjacking reported by a 70 yr old male (State of Oregon resident) at the Safeway parking lot, 10773 N. Scottsdale Road (at Shea Blvd.)

The vehicle stolen is a 2002 white Lexus RX 300 SUV, with Oregon plate: YWJ343. The suspect left the scene in the victim's vehicle and both are still outstanding.

The victim reported that she parked her vehicle and was exiting, when the suspect got in the passengers side, pointed a handgun at her, and demanded the keys to the car. She left the keys and got out of the car, running into the store. She was uninjured. She did not see the vehicle leave the parking lot. She described the suspect as a male in his 20's, wearing a  dark hoodie, jeans and a light colored hat. He was described as medium build, having brown hair and a scruffy beard.

Police have not yet located the suspect or victim's vehicle. If anyone sees this car, please do not approach. Call your local police department immediately.