Deputies investigate carjacking near Florida Mall - FOX 35 News Orlando

Deputies investigate carjacking near Florida Mall

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ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) -

The Orange County Sheriff's Office is investigating a carjacking that occurred near the area of S. Orange Blossom Trail and Sand Lake Rd. late Wednesday evening.

A spokesman with the Sheriff's Office said the incident happened around 9 p.m. in a parking lot at the Florida Mall.

Deputies said a woman in her 20s, who was leaving the mall, was approached from behind by an armed man who told to her get into her car with him.  She drove a short distance, and at one point while still in the mall parking lot, the man told her stop and get out of the car.  The woman said the man fired at least one shot and then drove away in her car.  

Deputies said the woman is safe and unharmed.

There are few details about the description of the suspect, except he is a black man who was wearing a red t-shirt. 

Deputies said the suspect is driving a black Toyota Corolla and should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS (8477).

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