Man wanted for carjacking, sexual assault at Charlotte gas station

Man wanted for carjacking, sexual assault at Charlotte gas station

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Police are asking for the public's help identifying a man they say carjacked a woman in southeast Charlotte.

The incident happened before 5:30 a.m. Friday at a gas station on Lawyers Road. The 22-year-old victim said a man got into her vehicle, pulled out a weapon and forced her to drive off. He then sexually assaulted her.

The attacker is described as a black male around 5'9" tall. He was wearing blue basketball shorts with a lighter blue stripe down the side.

(Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

He reportedly got out of a vehicle - which appears to be a white Chevrolet HHR with whited-out rear windows and black rims - being driven by a black female.

(Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police)

Anyone who recognizes the man or the vehicle, or has further information about the crime, is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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