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Armed carjacking on Grand Avenue in Rochester, no one injured



Rochester, New York – An armed carjacking took place on Saturday overnight on Grand Avenue near Greeley Street in Rochester.

According to Rochester Police Department officers, the victim, a 61-year-old woman from Rochester, was walking towards her home when she noticed a group of men walking toward her car.

“She yelled at the males, but one produced a firearm as they all entered the vehicle,” the RPD said.

As the male suspects were entering the vehicle, two other individuals who were with the victim, a 50-year-old woman, and a 6-year-old girl, both city residents, were still seated in the car, according to the RPD.

According to officers, both were able to exit the car as the male suspects were getting in without being harmed. The suspects fled in the victim’s car.

An investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with further information is asked to call 911.