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Police looking for suspect in Blacksburg carjacking, linked to Salem shooting

The Corolla was last spotted on University City Boulevard traveling toward Prices Fork Road.
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Published: Nov. 9, 2020 at 4:12 PM EST
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BLACKSBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - Virginia Tech Police are asking people to be on the lookout for a stolen white 2006 Toyota Corolla with Tennessee registration BTG-251 after an armed man showed a gun and took the vehicle in the 800 block of University City Blvd. Monday afternoon. Anyone who sees the vehicle is asked to keep a safe distance and call 911 immediately.

The victim was not hurt.

The carjacking took place about 3 p.m.

The man is white, estimated at 5-feet 8-inches and 165 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. He was last reported seen wearing a black hoodie and face mask.

The Corolla was spotted on University City Boulevard traveling toward Prices Fork Road.

The man is also believed to have been involved in a shooting Monday afternoon in Salem, in which a man was shot in a parking lot.

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