Driver carjacked while asking directions in Monterey Park

MONTEREY PARK — A driver who asked for directions ended up being carjacked by two armed pedestrians Thursday.
Monterey Park police Lt. Eric Kim said the carjacking happened at 11:30 a.m. on Atlantic Boulevard and 1st Street.
“The victim pulled over to ask a pedestrian for directions,” Kim said, adding that the pedestrian pulled out a gun.
“A second suspect approached the driver’s door and pointed a gun at the driver’s head. They ordered him out of the vehicle.”
The suspects pulled the victim out and drove off with the vehicle.
Descriptions of the suspects weren’t available Thursday night.

– Ruby Gonzales

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