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Carjackers Target Woman Outside Woodbury Lakes Shopping Center, Police Say

Originally published Jan. 12, 2022

WOODBURY, Minn. (WCCO) -- Police are investigating a carjacking Wednesday evening outside of the Woodbury Lakes Shopping Center.

The victim told police that right after she got out of her vehicle at the center at about 5:21 p.m., a SUV sped up towards her and a man got out and demanded her keys and purse. She said he kept one of his hands in his pocket, implying he had a weapon. The thief then drove off in her white Jeep Cherokee, and the SUV driver fled. The woman wasn't hurt.

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Police say the suspect vehicle is believed to have been stolen during a carjacking in St. Louis Park. It's a silver Nissan Rogue, with Minnesota license plate 0054CD. The Jeep has Minnesota license plate NKU703.

Call 911 if you spot either of these vehicles.

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