After New London carjacking, police find vehicle in Rhode Island

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A file photo of a New London, Conn., police vehicle. Officers found a vehicle in Rhode Island after it was taken by force from a woman in New London Tuesday morning, according to the New London Police Department.

A file photo of a New London, Conn., police vehicle. Officers found a vehicle in Rhode Island after it was taken by force from a woman in New London Tuesday morning, according to the New London Police Department.

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NEW LONDON — Officers found a vehicle in Rhode Island after it was stolen in a carjacking in New London Tuesday morning, police said.

Officers were called to Channing and Vauxhall streets around 9:45 a.m. Wednesday for a report of a stolen vehicle. Police determined that a man took the vehicle while a woman was inside, police said.

The man did not use a weapon during the incident, and the woman was not injured, according to police.

Officers were able to track down the vehicle to Woonsocket, R.I. Police said they seized the car and have identified a person of interest.

Police are investigating the incident.

Anyone with information related to this case can call the New London Police Department’s Detective Division at 860-447-1481. Anonymous information can also be submitted by texting “NLPDTip” plus the information to 847411.