Woman fights off carjacker who jumped in through car’s passenger window

Vancouver, BC, Canada / (CKNW AM) AM980

A woman picked up a strange passenger while driving yesterday in East Vancouver.

Police say as she stopped for a red light on Main Street at East Broadway, a man jumped through her open passenger window.

He tried to grab her keys out of the ignition, but she fought him off and fled.

Several passersby pulled the man from the car and held onto him until police arrived.

A 24-year-old man from Burnaby has been charged.

The woman suffered a minor bite on her arm.


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