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Carjacker Strikes 4 Times

Camden carjacker gets away with family car



    Carjacker targets four victims, and is successful twice. He's spotted on camera at a store. (Published Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013)

    Camden police are looking for a man who tried to carjack a nurse at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital on Haddon Avenue Wednesday. She was in the hospital parking lot when the man approached her.

    The nurse refused to give up her keys and the man left.
    The man then tried to get into a car stopped at a light at White Horse Pike and Ferry Avenue in Camden. But the door was locked.

    The man then got into the backseat of another vehicle stopped at the light. He threatened the two women inside with a knife and ordered them to drive into Collingswood.

    Security staff from the hospital followed the carjacked vehicle.
    That’s when the man tried to slash their tires. The security workers called Collingswood police.

    On Pacific Avenue, the suspect spotted a couple taking their baby out of a 2004 silver GMC Envoy with Pennsylvania plates. He got into that vehicle while the engine was still running and drove away with it, eluding the security guards in pursuit.

    The vehicle was recovered this morning at 27th and Mickle streets in Camden. The carjacker is still on the loose.

    Police are investigating whether these incidents have any connection with a gas station robbery on Route 130 in Collingswood Friday night.

    Anyone with information on this, contact Collingswood Sgt. Guy Deritis at 856-854-2401 ext. 102 or Camden City Detective Mark Saunders at (609) 839-0794.