On Saturday just before 5 p.m. an orange 2014 Dodge Charger with temporary tags was taken at gunpoint from a residence in the 500 block of north Westwood Drive. The victim was seated in her vehicle when she was approached by a younger looking, light-skinned black male armed with a gray semi-automatic handgun. The male ordered her out of the vehicle at gunpoint and then left in the vehicle, according to police.
Police said there was a second black male on scene and he left the area in a compact, black sedan.
The armed suspect was said to be wearing a white and gray cap and had black, curly hair, according to police.
The second suspect’s description was not available and nothing further was provided about the black sedan.
The victim was not injured.
Police said the stolen vehicle was located near 67th and Paseo at 6:25 p.m. Saturday after a phone ping. It was unoccupied and towed from the scene for evidence processing.
Independence police are requesting anyone with information concerning this incident to contact the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477 or the Independence Police Investigations Unit at 816-325-7330.