Evansville Police looking for Ford Taurus and male suspect in overnight robbery and carjacking

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — Evansville Police are investigating an overnight carjacking that happened just after 2 Tuesday morning.

Authorities say the victim was at the Marathon on SE 8th Street at 2:30 a.m., when she was approached in the parking lot by a man with a gun.

The victim told EPD the man pointed the gun at her, demanded money and the keys to her car.

The victim described the man as between 5’6 and 5’10 in height and weighing around 150 pounds.

She also thought he was between 16 and 20 years old.

The suspect drove off from the gas station lot in the victim’s 2008 Ford Taurus.

The victim described her car as having Kentucky license plates, having four doors and a yellow sticker on the windshield.

She also told EPD that the car had chrome mirrors, door handles and wheels, with black plastic rain guards.

Police tell us the victim was not hurt.

So far, EPD has not been able to track down the car or the suspect.

Anyone who might have witnessed the incident is asked to contact Evansville Police.

Anyone who has information about this robbery, or might have located this vehicle, is asked to contact the Evansville Police Department’s Detective Office at 812-436-7979, or contact the WeTip Line at 1-800-78-Crime.

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(This story was originally published on September 22, 2020)


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