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Police: Alaska woman spots her stolen truck, shoots at alleged thieves

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- An Alaska woman shot the windshield of her own pickup in an attempt to stop a thief from driving off.

Anchorage police say the truck was reported stolen Friday.

The owner spotted it just before 1 p.m. Monday in a parking lot. 

Police say she approached the truck on foot, and a man behind the wheel started driving at her.

The owner fired twice, shattering the front driver’s window and putting a hole in the windshield. 

The vehicle’s license plate is DVT426, CBS affiliate KTVA reported

The pickup has custom lettering on the driver’s door that says “Robyn” with faded gold graphic stripes. The maroon 1999 GMC four-door truck was last seen driving west. 

Police say a skinny man in his late 20s with a thin mustache and black hair was driving. An older woman was a passenger.