Charleston Police: 71-year-old robbed and carjacked at gunpoint, searching for suspect

(Charleston Police)

Charleston Police Department says it is looking for the suspect in the armed robbery and carjacking of a 71-year-old man around 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday,

Police say the victim finished shopping at the Family Dollar on 2643 Sprill St. when the black woman pictured above asked for a ride.

After taking her to the Rosemont subdivision, police say he was robbed of his phone, cash, and beige 2002 Ford Taurus.

Anyone with information is asked to call Charleston Police at (843) 743-7200 or Crime Stoppers at (843) 554-1111

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