Police search for carjacker in San Ysidro: Victim held at knifepoint

Incident reported at San Ysidro Blvd at Sunset Ln

San Ysidro, Calif. - A 20-year-old man was carjacked at knifepoint in San Ysidro, police said Thursday.

The carjacking at West San Ysidro Boulevard and Sunset Lane was reported at 11:52 p.m. Wednesday, according to San Diego police Officer David Stafford.

The victim had just parked his 1993 Nissan Maxima on the street when a man walked up and threatened him with a knife, telling the victim he was being "jacked," the officer said in a statement. The carjacker then drove away in the Maxima.

The victim was not hurt, Stafford said.

Police were looking for a Hispanic man in his 20s, around 5 feet 6, with a goatee, driving a white 1993 Nissan Maxima, California license plate No. 4TZB181. He wore a black hat and gray sweater, Stafford said.

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