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Suspect in car-jacking near Center Point is being sought by police

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports

JEFFERSON COUNTY — A car jacking suspect is being sought by police near Center Point, according to a report from WBRC 6.

According to Birmingham Police Sgt. Johnny Williams the incident started in the 1000 block of Christopher Drive, where the victim picked up the suspect to give him a ride. The suspect then robbed the victim of his van and drove off with it.

Jefferson County deputies were in the area at the time of the crime and gave chase.  After wrecking the vehicle, in the area of Carson Road near 7th Street NW, the suspect exited the vehicle and fled on foot into a wooded area.  A perimeter has been set up by law enforcement and a search for the suspect continues.

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