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Woman Carjacked at Gunpoint at St. Vital Centre

February 4, 2012 11:58 AM | News

By Sarah Klein

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A 27-year-old woman was carjacked at gunpoint late Friday afternoon at St. Vital Centre.

Police say the woman had just parked her vehicle shortly before 5 p.m. when she was approached from behind by a male between the ages 15- and 16-years-old. The Caucasian suspect pulled a gun on the woman and demanded her car keys. The woman handed over her keys and fled into the shopping centre where she alerted police.

The suspect was wearing a white ski jacket and dark-coloured toque at the time.

The stolen vehicle is described as a 2008 white Volkswagen Rabbit with Manitoba licence plate ERK 959.

Anyone with information on the suspect or vehicle is asked to call police at (204) 986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).