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Man sought for Fall River carjacking that hurt woman

A 66-year-old woman was injured when a man stole her car in Fall River Thursday morning, authorities said.

The unidentified woman was standing outside her vehicle near 1023 North Main St. when the suspect jumped into the driver’s seat, according to a statement from Fall River police. When the victim attempted to pull him out, the suspect put the vehicle in reverse, causing the victim to fall.

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One of the victim’s arms was run over by the vehicle as the suspect drove away, police said. She was taken to a local hospital; her injuries were not considered life-threatening, said police.

The suspect is described as a white male, about 35 years old, 5 foot 11, and bald, police said.

He was last seen traveling west on President Avenue in the victim’s car, a 2012 gray Kia Soul, the police statement said. The car has a Massachusetts license plate with the identification 766-XX4.

Anyone who sees the suspect should call their local police department, authorities said.

Kiera Blessing can be reached at
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