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Man escapes from would-be carjacker in Burbank, police say

Man escapes from would-be carjacker in Burbank, police say
A man in Burbank was the victim of an attempted armed carjacking and robbery on Tuesday night after he was approached by a man who demanded his vehicle at gunpoint, according to police. (Burbank Leader)

Burbank police say a man was the alleged victim of an attempted robbery and carjacking on Tuesday.

The man had exited his car in the 2100 block of North Frederic Street around 9:30 p.m. when he was approached by an unknown person, who reportedly pointed a gun at him and demanded his vehicle, according to Sgt. Derek Green, spokesman for the Burbank Police Department.

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The man then jumped back into his car and sped away, Green said.

The would-be carjacker is described as a Latino in his 20s with a shaved head. He was seen exiting a dark-colored sedan prior to the incident, according to Green.

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Anyone with information about the attempted robbery can contact Burbank police at (818) 238-3000.

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