Carjacker steals Mercedes in La Quinta

Police say victim suffered minor injuries

LA QUINTA, Calif. - A La Quinta carjacker is still on the run after stealing a Mercedes from a woman who needed help changing a tire.

A report of a stolen car was made just after 11 p.m on Adams and 48th Thursday. That's where police say a man took off in a 2002 four-door Mercedes.

Officers say the car was stolen while a man was helping the victim change a tire. The woman did suffer some injuries.

Police do not have a suspect description. You are urged to call Valley Crimestoppers at (760) 341-STOP if you have any information. You can remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward.

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