Location: 200 Block of S Front, Earlimart

Incident Date: 1-20-14

Incident Time: 0001

Case Number: 15-827

Posted by: Media Relations

On 1-20-15 Deputies from Tulare County Sheriff Department responded to a report of a carjacking that occurred in the Earlimart area. Upon arrival, the victim reported that an unknown suspect used a weapon to force his way inside the vehicle while the victim remained inside.

The victim was taken against their will to another location at which time they were forced out of the vehicle unharmed while the suspect fled in the victim’s vehicle.  CHP located the vehicle a short time later in Kern County at which time the suspect(s) successfully evaded arrest.

The crime is still under investigation.