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Daytona woman carjacked at gunpoint

Man stole white 2016 Ford Edge

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daytona Beach police hope someone recognizes a woman's car after she was carjacked Friday night. 

"I came out of my office and I don't know if it was a real gun or what, but he had his face wrapped and everything," the woman said in a 911 call.

"She was afraid. I'm sure she was afraid," Jimmie Flynt, from the Daytona Beach Police Department, said.

Police said the doctor just finished seeing a patient at Modern Health Chiropractic and was locking up for the night when the armed man approached her.

"He demanded the car keys first and he also demanded a purse," Flynt said.

Police said the man was holding a gun.

"He has everything in my purse. He wouldn't let me have my phone," the woman said in the 911 call.

The man then took off in her car.

"After this occurred, she ran over to 7-Eleven. That's where she called the police department from," Flynt said.

Police said the man got away in a white 2016 Ford Edge that has a green and a yellow sticker on the back.

"We don't know if the car is still in the area or not," Flynt said.

Investigators said the man was last seen headed westbound out of the building's parking lot. However, without any surveillance video, they're relying on the vehicle's description and vigilant residents.

Police said there was really nothing else the doctor could have done differently.

"I'm sure when she came out, she looked. But what can you do? Some crimes is just a crime of opportunity," Flynt said.

The woman wasn't hurt and declined to comment. 

 


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