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Scottsdale police are searching for a man suspected of carjacking a 70-year-old man on Tuesday.

The suspect approached the man's vehicle about 11 a.m. in the parking lot of the Safeway at 10773 N. Scottsdale Road. He climbed into the passenger seat, pointed a gun at the man and demanded the keys. The man ran from the vehicle and the suspect left the parking lot in her vehicle.

The man was not injured.

The suspect is described as being a male in his 20s in a dark hoodie, jeans and a light-colored hat. The suspect has a medium build, brown hair and a scruffy beard. He may be driving the stolen vehicle, described as being a 2002 white Lexus RX 300 with Oregon plate YWJ343.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Scottsdale Police Department at (480) 312-TIPS.

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