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Woman reports kidnapping by carjacker on Florin Road

Sacramento police are investigating a kidnapping and carjacking that occurred early Tuesday on Florin Road, between Interstate 5 and Freeport Boulevard.

The crime was reported at 12:23 a.m. in the 1300 block of Florin Road. The victim told officers that she was stopped and looking for her cellphone in her car when she was approached by an individual she did not know. She was forced back into her car at gunpoint and driven to a remote area, according to a report on the Sacramento Police Department’s daily activity log.

The woman was able to get away and run for help.

Officers canvassed the area for evidence and witnesses but did not locate the vehicle or the carjacker.

Sgt. Vance Chandler, police spokesman, declined to provide a description of the carjacker or the victim’s vehicle, citing the ongoing investigation.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy