Carjacking in Bermuda Dunes

POSTED: 04:12 PM PST Nov 18, 2012    UPDATED: 04:13 PM PST Nov 18, 2012 
Generic gun with crime tape

Sunday morning Riverside County Sheriff deputies responded to a reported carjacking in the 78200 block of Varner Road in Bermuda Dunes.

Deputies say the victim was sitting in his 2006 silver Nissan Frontier around 10am when a white male adult demanded his vehicle and threatened to shoot him.

When the victim refused, the suspect hit the victim several times with his fist before pulling him out.

The suspect then took off in the truck and is still on the loose.

The suspect is described as a white male adult, in his 20's, approximately 5'11" tall, heavyset with facial hair. He was last seen wearing a grey sweater and dark jeans.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Thermal Sheriff's Station Investigations Bureau at 760-863-8990 or by email at

The victim was treated for minor injuries.