Vehicle recovered, suspect at-large after mom and child carjacked in Taylorsville

Posted at 4:22 PM, May 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-14 19:00:50-04

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly carjacked a vehicle in a grocery story parking lot in Taylorsville Sunday.

About an hour later the stolen vehicle was recovered near 5700 South 300 East, but the suspect remains outstanding.

According to the Unified Police Department, the carjacking occurred in the area of 4710 South Redwood Road around 3:45 p.m.

Police say the man approached the victim as she and her child were in the vehicle outside of Fresh Market awaiting the woman’s husband, who had gone inside the store.

The suspect did not display a weapon during the theft, but police urge anyone who sees the man to exercise caution.

The suspect is described as a white male who stands 5-feet, 5-inches tall with blond hair. He is wearing a red shirt and is believed to be in his late teens.

The stolen vehicle was a 2016 dark green Nissan Rogue with Utah license plate W632DU. The vehicle was recovered around 4:45 p.m.

Anyone who sees the suspect or who has information about the crime is asked to call 911.