Police: Victim injured as Mercedes-Benz stolen in Jersey City early this morning


A car was stolen early this morning in Jersey City, with the victim whose Mercedes-Benz was taken getting dragged a short distance by the vehicle as the carjacker drove off, according to police radio transmissions.  Jersey City police


By John Heinis/Hudson County View

At approximately 3 a.m. this morning, police responded to the intersection of 12th and Eerie Streets after receiving a call of a carjacking, police stated in radio transmissions.

Once at the scene, the victim – who was not identified as male or female – told authorities that a black male had stolen a black Mercedes-Benz, based on police communications.

The victim was said to have sustained minor injuries after being dragged a short distance by the car as the carjacker drove away, radio transmissions said.

Jersey City spokeswoman Jennifer Morrill did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment, but this story will be updated in the event comment is given.

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