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Man Carjacks Luxury Volvo in Williamsburg, Dumps Vehicle in Queens : NYPD

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July 24, 2020 By Michael Dorgan

Police are searching for a man who carjacked a luxury Volvo in Williamsburg last week.

The suspect got into a woman’s white 2020 Volvo S60, which was parked outside 84 Withers St. on July 16 at around 5 a.m., and brandished an unidentified object, police said.

The woman, who was powering up her car, jumped out of the vehicle when she saw the man and fled.

The carjacker then sped off with the Volvo, police said.

The vehicle was recovered later that day at the Bay Terrace Shopping Center in Queens, police said.

The woman was not injured during the incident, police said.

Police released a video of the suspect taken in front of the Bay Terrace Shopping Center.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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