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Gunman Carjacks, Robs Father And Daughter PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 06 March 2014 04:34

PACOIMA (CNS) — Authorities are searching for a gunman who carjacked a man and his young daughter outside a library in Pacoima and then forced the father to withdraw money from an ATM before releasing the pair.

No injuries were reported in the crime, which Monday, March 4 at approximately 3 p.m., said Officer Wendy Reyes of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations office. “They were forced into their (own) vehicle, and were taken to an ATM,” Reyes said.

“They were later released, and the vehicle was found abandoned.” LAPD Sgt. Charles Coleman told the Los Angeles Times that the carjacker confronted the pair at Haddon Avenue and Van Nuys Boulevard and ordered them to get back into their Toyota Tundra and drive to another city, where they were forced to withdraw money.

The suspect dropped the victims off near the interchange of the Golden State (5) Freeway and Antelope Valley (14) Freeway, where a California Highway Patrol officer found them, The Times reported. Anyone with information on the crime was urged to call the LAPD at (818) 756-8861.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014 16:52