New Jersey Woman Fell Asleep in Her Parked Car, Woke to Find It Missing

Authorities found the empty vehicle in another city

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What to Know

  • An 80-year-old NJ woman fell asleep in her parked car -- and woke up to find it missing
  • Police say a carjacker apparently took the woman out of the car as she slept and left her in the driveway; that's where she awoke
  • Police say the woman didn't remember what happened and had a bruise and abrasion on her face; the vehicle was later found abandoned

Police in New Jersey say a possible carjacker apparently removed a sleeping 80-year-old woman from her parked car before stealing the vehicle and leaving her in the driveway.

Hamilton police say the woman told them she'd fallen asleep in her parked car in a driveway around 9 p.m. Wednesday, but woke to find the vehicle missing at around 4 a.m. on Thursday.

Police say the woman didn't remember what happened and had a bruise and abrasion on her face.

Authorities found the empty vehicle Thursday afternoon in Trenton.

No arrest had been made as of midday Thursday.

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