Man carjacked while stopped at intersection in San Francisco

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SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — A man was forced out of his car in a carjacking in San Francisco’s Yerba Buena neighborhood Tuesday night, according to police.

The carjacking was reported at about 8 p.m. at Fremont and Howard streets, police said.

The 42-year-old victim was stopped at a red light at the intersection when a suspect jumped into the passenger seat.

The suspect had his hand in his pants simulating that he had a gun and ordered the man to drive down the street and get out of the vehicle.

The victim complied and the suspect then moved over to the driver’s seat and fled in the car eastbound on Howard Street, police said.

No weapon was seen during the carjacking and the victim was not injured.

The suspect, described as a man in his mid 40s, remained at large with the red four-door BMW 325i as of this morning, according to police.

Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or to send a tip by text message to TIP411 with “SFPD” in the message.

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