Prius carjacked at gunpoint in Pasadena

PASADENA >> A gunman carjacked a group of three people at gunpoint outside a Pasadena hotel early Sunday, police said.
The crime took place about 4:25 a.m. as three people were getting out of the blue, 2005 Toyota Prius in the 2800 block of East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena police Lt. John Luna said.
The owner of the car, a 29-year-old Santa Ynez man, was accompanied by \a 27-year-old Monterey Park woman and a 23-year-old man visiting from the Czech Republic, he said.
“The suspect confronted them with a handgun and demanded keys to the vehicle,” Luna said. “After threats were made, one of the victims, the owner of the vehicle, gave the suspect the keys.”
Police described the carjacker as a Latino man in his early-20s, with a shaved head, wearing a T-shirt, shorts and tennis shoes, Luna said. He was last seen driving the stolen car east on Colorado Boulevard.

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One thought on “Prius carjacked at gunpoint in Pasadena

  1. He got caught already. He ended up inside my apartment! Thankfully my stepdad reacted quickly as soon as he hear cops outside. Very scary

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