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Police on the lookout for armed suspect in northwestern Spokane carjacking

UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017

A man was taken to the hospital from an apparent shooting Friday night in northeast Spokane and police are seeking the community’s help in identifying a suspect. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)
A man was taken to the hospital from an apparent shooting Friday night in northeast Spokane and police are seeking the community’s help in identifying a suspect. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

Police are looking for an armed man who carjacked a woman in northwestern Spokane early Thursday morning.

The woman was alone in her car and parked near the intersection of Grace Avenue and Hemlock Street when at about 5:30 a.m. a knife-wielding man forced her out and attempted to drive away, said Officer John O’Brien, spokesman for the Spokane Police Department.

The man left the car a few blocks away, near the intersection of Fairview Avenue and Nettleton Street, and fled, O’Brien said. Police set up a perimeter and called in a K9 unit but were unable to locate him.

A description of the man was not immediately available.

The woman was not injured.

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