Delaware State Police have released surveillance video of a woman wanted in connection with a carjacking at a Claymont Wawa.
The white female is described as between 25 and 35, about 5 feet finches tall, with a large build and long brown hair. She wore a gray hooded sweatshirt, black leggings and carried a yellow blanket.
The incident occurred Wednesday morning at 8:29 a.m. Police said a 29-year-old woman parked her car next to the front doors of the store on Philadelphia Pike with her 6-year-old son in the back. She turned off the ignition and left the keys, while her son remained in the car.
As the driver waited for her order inside, police said, she noticed another woman watching her. The driver said she had also noticed the same woman on the front sidewalk of the Wawa when she initially entered the store.
Shortly after that, the woman left the store, got into the victim’s car and drove away. The son realized what was happening and immediately got out of the car before the carjacker drove off. The child was not injured.
The car was a 2008 silver Hyundai Sonata, with Delaware license plate 245559. The vehicle also had an Uber sticker on the rear window.
The vehicle was last seen traveling south on Philadelphia Pike toward Wilmington. Troopers searched the area, but have not located the vehicle.
Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact Delaware State Police Troop 1 at 302-761-6677. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or online.