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Woman carjacked outside home

Boca Raton, FL – On Thursday, March 28 at about 10:50 p.m., Boca Raton Police officers responded to a report of a carjacking that occurred at 521 NE 43 Street.

The victim told officers she had just arrived home from work when she was approached by a male asking for directions. As she was giving the directions, the male pointed a long, black handgun at her and demanded her car keys. After she gave him the keys, the suspect got into her 2008 black Nissan Altima bearing Florida tag 881TFF and drove off. The victim’s purse, which contained cash and credit cards, an iPhone, iPad, and laptop were in the car. The victim was not injured.

The suspect is described as a black male, tall and thin, wearing all dark clothing, including a hoodie. The suspect arrived in a two-toned, light colored car. The bottom portion of the car appeared to red. The vehicle followed the suspect out of the parking lot and both cars went westbound on NE 43 Street.

If anyone has information about this crime, they are asked to call Detective Scott Hanley at (561) 338-1344 or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at (800) 458-TIPS.


Black male, tall and thin
Wearing all black clothing
Armed with long, black handgun

Suspect’s Car:

Light colored two-toned car
With red on the lower portion

Victim’s Car:

2008 black Nissan Altima