Police: Man tried to carjack woman with baby in vehicle

September 28, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a man tried to carjack a woman who was with her 16-month-old baby.

WABC-TV reports the attempted robbery happened Thursday afternoon in Manhattan. Authorities say the suspect told the woman he had a knife.

Police say the woman told the man she had a baby in her backseat. Authorities say the woman pushed the man down as he tried to look through the tinted windows. The suspect then fled when the woman started screaming.

Investigators say a group of people tried to chase the suspect down but stopped when he threatened them with a knife.

Police have released surveillance images of the suspect. An investigation continues.


Information from: WABC-TV, http://www.7online.com

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