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Woman, children face 4 gunmen in attempted carjacking

Crooks left SUV behind after it wouldn’t start, police say

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are looking for four gunmen who attempted to steal a sport utility vehicle from a woman and her three children at a West Side apartment complex.

Officers responded to a 911 call shortly after 4:30 a.m. Monday and found the victims in the parking lot of the apartment complex, located in the 500 block of South Acme Road.

They say the woman told them that four men with guns had forced her and her children out of their Honda CRV at gunpoint.

She said the gunmen were not able to leave in the vehicle, though, because they couldn’t start it.

Instead, they drove off in the white SUV in which they had arrived.

Officers later went through the woman’s vehicle, looking for fingerprints and other evidence.

They did not find the gunmen right away.

Police said the woman and her children were not harmed physically.

They did, however, appear to be shaken up.


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