Woman carjacked in Edgewater Friday morning

An Edgewater woman was carjacked shortly after 10 o’clock Friday morning by a man who displayed a gun or taser and forced her from her vehicle, police said.

The woman was in the 1000 block of West Bryn Mawr when the offender approached and took control of her silver 2002 Chevy Geo. Police said the carjacker is a thin black man with a slight mustache who stands about 5’8” tall. He was wearing a blue construction vest or a blue sweater with stripes on the side, a blue baseball hat, and blue pants.

Police said the stolen car is a four-door model that has a flag in the back window and a license plate number that begins with 1247.

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