Hidalgo Sheriff's department searching for armed car thief.
POSTED: Saturday, December 19, 2009 - 9:15am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:34pm
The Hidalgo county Sheriff's department is after a man who carjacked a driver in Palmview.
Police say it happened around 8pm Thursday evening on Business 83 in Palmview when the driver of a truck stopped because a man was waving him down. The driver asked the man if he needed help and that's when the man pulled out a gun on the driver and took his truck. Police caught up with the truck and tried to pull the driver over but refused and abandoned the truck.
If you have any information on this crime please contact the Hidalgo county CrimeStoppers at 956.687.TIPS.