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Police looking for carjacking suspect

Saturday, December 8, 2007

PORTAGEVILLE -- Authorities are seeking a suspect following a carjacking Friday.

"About 7:25 p.m. we got a report of a stolen car taken by force from the parking lot of a local business in Portageville," said Lt. Tom Doering of the Portageville Police Department.

The Portageville Police Department was assisted by the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department, the Lilbourn Police Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The stolen vehicle was abandoned on northbound Interstate 55 and recovered.

"There is one suspect in custody, one other being sought," Doering said.

The suspect's name is being withheld pending the filing of formal charges. No other information was available as of press time.