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Suspect sought for taking off with man's car at mall parking lot

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WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) -

The Charleston Police Department is on the lookout for a suspect who took a man's car at gunpoint at the parking lot of the Citadel Mall Monday night.

The victim told officers he was waiting at the Belks parking lot to pick his wife up from work when a man armed with a gun approached him.

The suspect told the victim to get out of the car and get on the ground. Police say the suspect then drove off with the victim's car, a blue Nissan Altima with South Carolina tags 582 9FT.

A Boost mobile phone was also taken.

The victim described the suspect as a mixed race male, in his twenties, 5'10", around 165 pounds and wearing a Tar Heel or bright blue colored jacket and dark jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 577-7434 or Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

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