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Stolen Vehicle Victim Hit in Face in Carlsbad

The victim's car was taken from the 3400 Block of Monroe Street on Sunday, it was located Monday in Coronado.

Carlsbad Police Press Release

On Sunday November 4 at approximately 5:18 a.m., Carlsbad Police Officers responded to a 911 call of carjacking that just occurred.

Officers responded to the scene at the 3400 block of Monroe Street and contacted the victim. The victim told Officer Cobian that he just arrived home from work and parked his Pontiac minivan. When he exited his vehicle the suspect contacted him and asked him for money. The victim told the suspect that he did not have any money. The suspect struck the victim on the right side of his face in the area of his temple and eye causing swelling and bruising.

The suspect took the car keys from the victim and fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle northbound on Monroe. The victim suffered minor injuries but was not medically transported.

On Monday November 5, 2012, Coronado Police Officers located the victim’s vehicle in the city of Coronado. The vehicle was recovered and the investigation is ongoing.

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