Spokane police search for armed carjacker

Spokane police search for armed carjacker

UPDATE: Spokane police said the victim is not giving them any information about the carjacking. Adding that it sounds like the pair knows each other, and police have responded to calls regarding the two of them in the past. There is no threat to neighbors in the area.

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Spokane police said a female driver was carjacked by knife in northwest Spokane Thursday morning.

Police said the carjacker tried to flee in the car, but had trouble starting it and only made it two blocks before he ditched it at Nettleton and Fairview.

A K9 unit searched the area for the carjacker, but have yet to find him.

Neighbors in northwest Spokane called KXLY Thursday morning saying they received calls telling them to stay inside and lock their doors.