Tuesday, October 15

UCPD searching for suspect involved in carjacking incident on campus

University police are searching for a man who carjacked an individual on the UCLA campus Monday afternoon.

The individual, who is not affiliated with UCLA, said he was waiting in his car when a man approached him with a handgun near the Center for Health Sciences building at about 4:35 p.m., according to a UCPD alert. The man held the individual in his own car for several hours before releasing him early Tuesday morning.

The individual described the man as Hispanic, 5 feet 8 inches and 200 pounds, with light skin, light brown hair and a mustache with a goatee. The man was last seen wearing a dark T-shirt and shorts.

The individual reported no injuries. University police have not yet found the man and car.

No further information was immediately available. The case is still under investigation.

Anyone with information about this case can call UCPD at 310-825-1495.

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