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Golden Valley Minnesota - Golden Valley Police Investigate Second Carjacking Incident This Week 20 May 2022 ( news )
Golden Valley , state Minnesota ( By Press Release office)
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On Thursday , May 19 , 2022 , at approximately 9:20 pm , Golden Valley police officers responded to carjacking report in the 500 block of Utah Ave S in Golden Valley . The victim told officers he had just pulled into his driveway when a Black male holding a handgun and wearing a dark - colored ski mask that covered his face ordered the victim to give him everything , including his cellphone and keys to his black BMW . The suspect then fled the area . The victim was not injured during the auto theft .
Officers located the victim ' s phone , which was dumped in Minneapolis . The victim’s vehicle was eventually tracked through GPS services to North Minneapolis , where the Minneapolis Police Department found it unoccupied . The vehicle was towed back to the Golden Valley Police Department and processed by the Hennepin County Crime Lab .
Golden Valley police investigators are following up on all leads in this case and a similar previous case with the same suspect description and type of vehicle stolen .
“While both of these incidents appear to be isolated and random events , the public needs to be more aware of their surroundings at all times and try to limit the amount of cash or other personal items within your vehicles , ” said Golden Valley Police Chief Virgil Green . “Also , ensuring that your technology devices are active will assist law enforcement in tracking and recovering stolen property . ”
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