Woman carjacked, police call off unsafe chase
Police are looking for the group of people who allegedly stole a woman's car at gunpoint while she was sitting in a grocery store's parking lot Friday night in Southeast Portland.
According to the Portland Police Bureau, the reported carjacking happened around 7:15 p.m. May 13 near the corner of Southeast 121st Avenue and Division Street.
Police told KOIN 6 News officers put out a description of the car and found it near the corner of Northeast 122nd Avenue and Burnside Street. The driver refused to stop and led police on a high-speed chase.
Police said the pursuit was called off for public safety reasons because the suspects were driving "extremely reckless," reaching speeds of more than 100 miles per hour. Authorities later found the woman's stolen car near Northeast 105th and Beech Street. Police said they surrounded the area and looked for the suspects, but they couldn't find them.
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