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Thief Steals Vehicle Left Running Near Dunkin Donuts in Linden


Linden Police confirmed an investigation into a vehicle theft in a section of the city on Tuesday. 

According to Linden Police, at approximately 3:10 p.m., police were notified of reports of a carjacking in progress at the Dunkin Donuts on Wood Avenue. 

Upon arrival, police said the victim reported a physical struggle to stop a thief from stealing their car at that location. 

Police say the suspect managed to get away with the car initially left running by the victim. 

No serious injuries were reported, and the suspect remains at large.

Social media rumors of an armed carjacking were unfounded, according to Linden Police.