Senior Citizen Carjacked Monday

Nov 24, 2020 at 07:44 am by WGNS

This is a 2007 Toyota Yaris (not the exact vehicle carjacked)

(Leanna Community) There was a carjacking in the Leanna area n Monday. With more, here's WGNS' Ron Jordan (hear on WGNSradio.com)...



MORE DETAILS: A senior citizen escaped injury when a woman she gave a ride to threatened to kill her and carjacked her vehicle Monday (11/23/2020) on Central Valley Road, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective said.

The 71-year-old senior citizen was not injured but flagged down another driver who contacted the sheriff’s office, said Detective Brian Gonzales.

She was shopping at the Dollar General in Leanna when the unidentified woman asked for a ride. The senior citizen pulled into a driveway.  The woman threatened her and stole her 2007 Toyota Yaris that was black in color with a Tennessee license plate of 3G4-8V2.

Deputy Grant Quintal said other items stolen in the car were the senior citizen’s purse, cell phone and cash.

When the senior citizen notified her bank to freeze her account, she learned her credit card had already been used at several stores in Nashville.

DO YOU KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THE CRIME? People who locate the car are asked to call the Sheriff’s Office dispatchers at 615-898-7770. If you information about the identity of the woman who reportedly received the ride or if you know of a woman who was asking others for a ride in the Leanna area, you are asked to call and leave a message for Detective Gonzales at 615-904-3040 or Detective Stephen Lewis at 615-904-3055.