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Victim of carjacking injured during incident, police searching for suspect

Colorado Springs Police Department CSPD
Posted at 6:00 PM, Jul 09, 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS — The victim of a carjacking was injured while attempting to stop the theft, according to the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD).

Police say the incident happened around 4 p.m. Monday on Southgate Road, which is located in the Stratton Meadows area of Colorado Springs.

CSPD says the victim left their SUV running while they went into a business. The victim returned to see a white man in his 30's had enter the SUV and was driving away.

Police say the suspect was driving recklessly, and the victim was injured while trying to stop the theft. The suspect then drove away.

According to CSPD, the victim was taken to an area medical center for treatment. Their condition is unknown at this time.

The SUV is a white 2013 Subaru Outback with Colorado license plate ASDZ33. If you see the vehicle or the suspect, you are asked to call CSPD at (719)444-7000.

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