NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, MA (WHDH) - Police are searching for an armed suspect after a reported carjacking in North Attleboro Monday.
Authorities say the suspect showed a gun and stole a vehicle from the victim’s home, which is located next to Briggs Nursery on Kelley Boulevard.
The vehicle was found abandoned and on fire a few miles down the road, according to police. The vehicle belonged to a 78-year-old woman who owns the business, which is next to her home.
Paul Briggs says his wife was unloading groceries when the incident happened. Police say the suspect had a knife in his hand. The woman told police she saw a gun in the suspect’s waistband.
“I was right there. I was 20 feet away. He showed her the gun,” Briggs said.
North Attleboro police are reviewing area surveillance video in an effort to identify the suspect. Massachusetts State Police are assisting in the investigation.
No arrests have been made. The woman was not injured.
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