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San Diego Police release sketch in search for Fashion Valley carjacker

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Posted at 11:05 AM, Mar 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-27 15:16:27-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - San Diego Police released a composite sketch Wednesday in the search for a man who carjacked a woman at Fashion Valley Mall.

The 57-year-old victim was walking to her car in the west parking lot near JCPenney Monday at 1:45 p.m. when the man approached her from behind, police said.

The man put a knife to the woman’s neck and demanded her car keys and wallet. Officers said she turned over the items, at which point the man got into her 2017 white Nissan Sentra and drove away.

The Sentra was later recovered, according to police.

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San Diego Police Robbery Unit detectives said the man is Hispanic, 30 to 35 years old, 5’8” to 5’9”, with brown hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call SDPD at 619-531-2299 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477. Tips leading to an arrest may be worth a $1,000 reward.