Calgary police investigate violent carjacking at southeast grocery store

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Calgary police say the reported carjacking happened in a No Frills parking lot. Dani Lantela / Global News

Calgary police are searching for the man responsible for a violent carjacking at a grocery store on Saturday night.

Officers were called to the No Frills at 4501 17 Ave. S.E. at around 7:20 p.m.

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According to police, an elderly man was walking in the parking lot when he was approached by the suspect, who demanded his vehicle.

The suspect had a weapon and a struggle ensued, CPS added.

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Police say the suspect was able to get access to the victim’s grey Honda Civic and drive off in it, hitting another vehicle as he did.

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Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Calgary police at 403-266-1234 or to contact Crime Stoppers.