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Suspect on the loose after carjacking Amazon truck in Phoenix

Posted at 11:39 AM, Dec 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-04 13:39:29-05

A suspect is on the loose after police say he carjacked two vehicles near Cave Creek and Cactus roads early Wednesday morning.

According to a Phoenix police lieutenant, police were working near the intersection around 7:30 a.m. when police made contact with a suspect who allegedly ran from police and reportedly had warrants out for his arrest.

The suspect then allegedly carjacked an Amazon delivery truck at gunpoint and sped away.

ABC15's Claudia Rupcich spoke to the two Amazon workers involved in the carjacking, who told her one of them was making a delivery while another was filling out paperwork. The workers told Rupcich the suspect jumped into the truck's driver's seat after brandishing a weapon.

At a certain point, police say the suspect then carjacked a Chevrolet Avalanche, then drove away. Police have located the Avalanche, but the suspect was last seen in the area of 28th Street and Larkspur, according to Phoenix police.

Police are conducting an active investigation as they search for the carjacking suspect.

This is a developing story. Stay with ABC15 for updates.