There is a heavy police presence in central Kennewick near 4th and Olympia near Grocery Outlet after a man carjacked a woman at gunpoint this morning

The suspect allegedly approached a woman with a gun jumped into her car and ordered her to drive then got 'spooked' and ran.

Police lights

Here's the post from KPD's Facebook page:

The Kennewick Police Department requests your assistance in locating a male subject police are currently looking for, in the area of W 4th Ave and S Kent St. The male is described as a thin built Hispanic male approximately 5‘8“. If a male subject matching this description is seen, in this area please notify police at the non emergency dispatch number 628-0333. An update will be provided as soon as possible. (19-33948)

Avoid the area this morning if possible!

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