RIPON (CBS13) – Law enforcement officials from several agencies are searching for a suspect accused of a carjacking in Modesto.
The suspect allegedly stole the victim’s car Friday at gunpoint outside a convenience store on Carpenter Road, according to a statement from the Modesto Police Department. They say they spotted the suspect getting onto the freeway and chased him until he lost control of the car and crashed on Austin Road in Ripon.READ MORE: In Wake Of Sacramento Teen Shootings, Police Gang Units Arrest 4, Seize Guns, Illegal Drugs
Police have set up a search perimeter in the area.READ MORE: 'The Mighty Ducks' Star Who Was Arrested In Marysville Celebrates 2 Years Sober With Striking Photos
They’re also searching for three other suspects who were reportedly involved in the carjacking and drove away in a different vehicle. They have not released a description of the vehicle or any of the suspects.MORE NEWS: Rocklin Teacher Comes Under Fire For Years-OId Tweets With Derogatory, Racist Tone
Drivers are urged to avoid the area and report any suspicious activity.