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Carlsbad Woman Beaten and Bitten by Carjacker-Updated

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Update: LAPD has taken a suspect into custody related to this case and the victim’s vehicle has been recovered. No other information is being released at this time due to the ongoing nature of the investigation.
Carlsbad CA— This morning, July 26th at 8:13 am, Carlsbad Police Dispatch received a call of a female screaming in the area of Jefferson Street and Home Avenue. Upon arriving on scene, officers contacted a 40-year-old female victim of a carjacking.

The victim was walking to her vehicle when she was attacked by an unknown black, male adult approximately 20-30 years old, wearing dark clothing. The victim was struck several times and bitten on the hand by the suspect. No weapons were seen.
The suspect was able to take the victim’s car keys, leave the area in the vehicle and was last seen driving westbound on Carlsbad Village Drive from Jefferson Street.
Officers searching the area were unable to locate the victim’s vehicle, a silver 2005 Kia Rio four-door sedan, bearing license plate 5UXR682. Another vehicle stolen out of Los Angeles on July 25th was located in the immediate area of the incident. That vehicle was towed to the Carlsbad Police Department for evidence processing

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Carlsbad Woman Beaten and Bitten by Carjacker-Updated