VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - Virginia Beach police are looking for man they say carjacked a woman's car then robbed a gas station 15 minutes later.
According to a news release from Virginia Beach Police, at around 5 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, a woman called police and said a man approached her while she was loading her car for a trip in the 3700 block of Snowdrift Circle, implied he had a gun and stole her car.
About 15 minutes later, the same man pulled into the Miller Mart at 627 Independence Blvd. in the stolen car.
Police said the man went inside the store, approached the clerk to buy a soda then used force to steal money from the register when the clerk opened it to make change.
On his way out of the store, the man stole a children's charity donation box from the counter, according to the release.
Police describe the man as a black male, between 35 and 40 years old, between 5 feet 10 inches and 6 feet tall, weighing between 210 and 225 pounds, clean shaven, and a muscular build. He was wearing green camouflage pants, a purple t-shirt and a faded black or brown Cheesecake Factory hat. He also has a black tattoo on his upper left arm and his left ear was pierced.
The stolen vehicle he was seen driving is a silver Acura TSX four-door sedan, special edition model with a factory body kit and Virginia tags WRZ-1959.
Virginia Beach police are asking anyone who know the man's whereabouts to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.
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