Police searching for suspect after attempted Dallas-area carjacking

A woman in the Dallas area fought off an early morning car-jacker Monday morning and now police are trying to track down the suspect.

Kamloops Mounties received a report that a woman who was sleeping in her vehicle, parked on Kokanee Way, was woken up at about 2:25 a.m. by a man who told her he was taking her car.

article continues below

Kokanee Way is located off Dallas Drive north of the Kokanee Court Mobile Home Park.

“A struggle occurred in which she was assaulted before breaking free and driving away,” Const. Crystal Evelyn said in a press release. The woman was able to provide a description of one of two men at the scene who left in an older-model Chrysler K-Car which was black, tan or gold in colour, and had a flat back window.

The suspect was described as being in his 20s, six-feet tall, possibly Aboriginal, skinny with pock-marked skin and no facial hair. He was wearing a black baseball hat with a flat black brim, white front, two or three diagonal stripes, and a red emblem.

No description was available of the other man.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file number 21-1121.

The Kamloops RCMP Detachment responded to approximately 333 calls for service between midnight on Friday (Jan. 8) and Monday (Jan. 11) at 8 a.m

© Kamloops This Week

 


KAMLOOPS WEATHER

Question of the Week POLL

The NHL season begins on Jan. 13, with teams in an all-Canadian division playng each other. Which team will finish first?

or  view results

Popular Kamloops This Week

Events Calendar

Help Us Help Kamloops. Support Local Media.

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Kamloops This Week is now soliciting donations from readers. This program is designed to support our local journalism in a time where our advertisers are unable to due to their own economic constraints. Kamloops This Week has always been a free product and will continue to be free. This is a means for those who can afford to support local media to help ensure those who can’t afford to can get access to trusted local information. You can make a one-time or a monthly donation of any amount and cancel at any time .

NEW: For every donation of $25 or greater, we will offer a digital advertising package to the local non-profit group of your choice.

Click on https://support.kamloopsthisweek.com for more information or to make your donation.

Thank you in advance for your support.