Police seek suspect in morning armed carjacking

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington Police are looking for then suspect who took a woman’s Mercedes at gun point Tuesday morning.

According to police, the woman told police a man approached her outside her residence in the 5300 block of Valhalla between Man o’ War and Highway 25 and demanded her car keys. She handed them over and the man, who was armed with a handgun, fled in her 2008 Mercedes 550.

The incident happened at about 10 a.m. but wasn’t reported for 15 to 20 minutes later, according to police. The woman wasn’t injured.

The suspect was described as bi-racial male wearing a hooded black sweatshirt and jeans, police said.

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