NOPD: Woman carjacked while pumping gas on Tulane Avenue

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NEW ORLEANS – A woman was pumping gas at the corner of Tulane and Claiborne Avenues when a man jumped into her car and drove off.

The carjacking occurred just after 1 a.m. on July 4, according to initial reports by the NOPD.

The woman was standing at the gas pump, and her friend was standing inside the passenger door when a shoeless man wearing black shorts and a black shirt approached and threw the friend to the ground.

The man then hopped behind the wheel and drove away, according to the NOPD.

No further information has been released.

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