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Gunpoint carjacking at UBC

RCMP at the University of British Columbia's main Vancouver campus say they are investigating a suspected carjacking.

A statement from the detachment says it happened just before 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday on the 10th floor of a 12-floor parkade in the northwest corner of Point Grey campus.

A woman says she was returning to her car when two men approached and one demanded her keys after he pulled a palm-sized black handgun.

The victim complied and was not hurt, but the men escaped in her grey 2007 Kia Spectra with a B.C. licence plate.

The man carrying the gun is described as possibly South Asian, standing six feet tall, with a slim build and wearing a grey hoodie and black jogging pants; the second man is believed to be darker skinned and wearing a dark, long-sleeved shirt.

RCMP are appealing for information and say anyone who sees the vehicle should not approach and should immediately call 911.



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