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Suspect asked for cigarette before carjacking man in downtown St. Louis

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By Stephanie Baumer By Stephanie Baumer

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A man was carjacked overnight in downtown St. Louis.

According to police, the victim was entering his vehicle, located in the 1200 block South Seventh Street, just after 1:00 a.m. when he was approached by an unknown man who asked for a cigarette. When the victim told the suspect he did not have a cigarette, the suspect showed a handgun and pointed it at him while demanding his keys.

The victim gave the suspect the keys to his vehicle. The suspect was last seen driving a white, 2004 Ford F-250, 4-door pickup truck with an Illinois license plate. The suspect also took the victim’s cellphone.

 

The victim is described as a man with shoulder-length dreadlocks who was wearing a green camouflage jacket.  

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