polo bathrobe Jacksonville police investigating carjacking near Avenues Mall
The suspect approached the woman and said “I got a gun. Give me your stuff and your car,” the police report said. The woman told police that he tried to pull her in the car by grabbing her neck. She said the man bit the victim hand as she tried to leave the car.
Officers said the man fled with the victim car that was disabled at a parking lot near Belfort and Salisbury roads using OnStar.
Police learned the vehicle was in the 5200 block of Belfort Road while working with OnStar.
At that time, police were also responding to a separate incident that happened on the same block.
A witness said he saw the suspect dump the purse in the dumpster after going through its contents.
Officers said they tracked the suspect at a nearby hotel called the Country Inn and Suites. They found him after a third victim, who was also a woman,
threw coffee at him for being in her hotel room. That victim said she opened her hotel room to find the man standing in her room. She threw coffee at him after seeing him.
Hotel employees described the scene to Action News Jax.
“There a lady running down this hallway, and then the suspect coming down the hallway,” said Clarito Malixi, who works at the hotel front desk. “Dropping jewelry,
all kinds of stuff.”