The suspect is a 30- to 40-year-old Caucasian man standing 5’7″ and 160 lbs. At the time of the robbery, he was wearing a black jack, white pants, beige boots and a black toque. (Victoria Crime Stoppers)

WATCH: Dramatic video of Langford carjacking

Suspect pulled victim from car and drove away, nearly running over him

Dramatic footage from a carjacking in Langford last month has been released by Victoria Crime Stoppers in an ongoing effort to catch the thief.

The video, released Thursday, shows the suspect opening the victim’s car door and grabbing him by the shoulders, throwing him out of the vehicle and onto the ground.

The suspect drove away nearly running over the victim.

The carjacking took place at 9 p.m. on Dec. 17 near the Millstream Village McDonald’s in Langford. West Shore RCMP received a 911 call of a robbery and theft of vehicle. Police responded and located a 52-year-old man who reported being “carjacked” while sitting idle in a parking lot.

The victim sustained minor injuries to his wrist, elbow, and hip, and was transported to hospital.

RELATED: West Shore RCMP continue to investigate Langford carjacking

The suspect is a 30- to 40-year-old Caucasian man standing 5’7″ and 160 lbs. At the time of the robbery, he was wearing a black jack, white pants, beige boots and a black toque.

On Monday, Dec. 31, Cpl. Chris Dovell with West Shore RCMP said the stolen vehicle was recovered. Investigators are still attempting to identify the suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264. To remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or online at victoriacrimestoppers.ca.

RELATED: West Shore RCMP investigating carjacking from parking lot near McDonald’s in Langford


 

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