"I think if he had a gun he would've shot me in the face and never thought about it, not even blink," said a 52-year-old carjacking victim.
She was left just lying on the sidewalk Monday night, along with her dog. It was 8 p.m. and she just made a bank deposit, then took Daisy for a short walk at Jorgenson Lake. Everything was fine, until she noticed a car passing her for a second time, two apparent teens got out.
"They were on the other side of the street, so I thought I was okay and I bent down to put the leash on my dog, and before I could stand up I saw the young man in front of me," she said.
They knocked her down, took her keys and drove off her in car. It was the scariest moment of her life.
She asked us to hide her identity for fear of her attackers.
"They just charged me so fast I didn't have time to I couldn't reacted any differently," she recalled.
She hit her head and was scraped up, but she's okay and so is Daisy. Several minutes later, police got into a chase with the suspects but ultimately lost sight of them. Officers later found her vehicle abandoned in an alley in South St. Pete.
"They're still at large we do have some info that they may have utilized some credit cards left in the car," said St. Pete Police Spokesperson Mike Puetz.
Officers are trying to track down any available surveillance video and are looking into evidence left in her car. Meanwhile this innocent victim says after what happened to her, the suspects deserve what's coming to them..
"I couldn't sleep last night because the young men had such little regard," she said. "I'd like to see a consequence for them."
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