'Person of Interest' Wanted in Carjacking at Columbia Gym

The person may have information on the crime that took place outside a gym on Garners Ferry Road.

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Columbia police have released a picture of a person of interest in a carjacking at a Columbia gym from earlier in the week.

Investigators believe the man in the surveillance pictures has material information regarding the crime that happened at Planet Fitness located at 7531 Garners Ferry Road on June 19, 2017.

According to officers, a 69-year-old woman had just left the gym, and was headed to her car when an armed man came up to her and demanded her vehicle. The suspect then drove away in the woman's Ford Escape that had her purse inside. 

The woman was not injured. Her stolen car was later recovered. 

People with information about the crime or person of interest are encouraged to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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