Vancouver food delivery driver victim of violent carjacking on Sunday: police – BC

Vancouver police say they arrested someone for a suspected carjacking on Sunday morning.

Police say at around 8:40 a.m. a 58-year-old woman was forced out of her car near Cambie Street and West Broadway. She was delivering food and stopped at a red light, police said. It was then that a man entered from the passenger side and tried to push her out of the vehicle.

Witnesses told police the woman was dragged a short distance before the man drove off.

A passerby called 911 and was able to provide a description to Vancouver police, who arrived on the scene quickly, police said.

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Some officers were able to attend to the victim while others searched for the suspect.

Just before 10 a.m., a Vancouver officer located the suspect and the car in Strathcona, police confirmed.

The victim was injured but is expected to recover, police said.

Chad Ayukawa, 48, has been charged with theft, assault and driving offences, police added.

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Man arrested following carjacking in Vancouver

Man arrested following carjacking in Vancouver

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