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Carjacking in North Rose Hill

Kirkland Police are investigating a carjacking in North Rose Hill. - File Photo
Kirkland Police are investigating a carjacking in North Rose Hill.
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Kirkland Police are investigating a Wednesday night carjacking in the city's North Rose Hill neighborhood.

According to investigators, the incident occurred on Feb. 4 just after nightfall, around 6:55 p.m. A 16-year-old male was parking his vehicle on the 9000 block of 132nd Avenue Northeast when a white man in his thirties approached him. The suspect pointed a handgun at the teenage victim and ordered him out of the vehicle, a black 2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser. The suspect was last seen driving the stolen vehicle southbound on 132nd Avenue and the victim was spared injury.

As of 3 p.m. Thursday, Kirkland Police have not located the stolen vehicle, with WA license plates 773YNJ. All surrounding law enforcement agencies have been notified and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone having information regarding this incident is encouraged contact the Kirkland Police Department Detective Unit at 425-587-3400.

For more information about this incident please contact ­­­­­­­­­­­­­ Lt. Gilmore at 425-587-3402 or bgilmore@ci.kirkland.wa.us.

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