Lebanon Reporter

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June 15, 2013

Suspect escapes after Zionsville carjacking

Zionsville — A search was suspended at 3 p.m. Friday for a white male who allegedly carjacked a maroon, late-model Nissan on Mayflower Parkway, wrecked the vehicle at 106th Street and Dahlia Drive, in Zionsville and fled on foot.

Boone County Dispatch received a call about the incident at 12:03 p.m., and Zionsville Police, Boone County Sheriff, Indiana State Police, Indiana Excise Police and Carmel Police officers converged on the area looking for the suspect.

“We searched the area with K-9s and officers, checking the wooded areas,” said ZPD Chief Rob Knox. “They went door to door. The victim is being interviewed. Criminal investigations has the case.”

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 6-foot, 4-inches tall with gray hair and wearing a black, fleece-type shirt.

The male victim, whose name has not yet been released, told officers he was approached by an armed individual and was able to get out of the car, Knox said. The vehicle involved in the incident belongs to a rental car company, he said.

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