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On August 16, 2017 at 10 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to Fairview Park Mall in Kitchener to investigate a report of motor vehicle theft.

A woman reported that she started her vehicle and then got out to retrieve something from the passenger side. While she was in the passenger side of the vehicle, an unknown male entered the driver seat and drove off along Fairway Road South with the female still inside.

The vehicle struck the centre median and the suspect stopped shortly after and fled on foot towards Kingsway Drive. Police searched the area for a suspect, but were unable to locate him.

The suspect is described as male, black, in his 20s or 30s with black hair. He was wearing a black sports jacket and black pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Waterloo Regional Police at 519-653-7700 ext. 4499 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.