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Suspect attacks driver, steals car

March 5, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Oxnard Police are looking for a carjacking suspect who assaulted a driver Thursday evening about 6p.m. in the 1300 block of North "C" Street.The suspect assaulted the victim with a weapon at about 6 p.m. in the 1300 block of North C Street and fled in the victim's 1995 Silver Jeep Grand Cherokee.

The victim, a 60-year-old man from Oxnard, was taken to St. John's Regional Medical Center by ambulance and was treated for minor injuries.

Two hours after the carjacking, the California Highway Patrol informed Oxnard Police the vehicle was located on the 101 Freeway just north of Los Alamos in Santa Barbara County. The Jeep had been involved in a collision.

The suspect is described as a Latino man in his mid 20s 5-feet-11-inches tall and about 160 pounds.