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Suspect in custody after attempted car jacking near Perryville Road

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A suspect is in custody after Rockford police say he tried to car jack a woman near Perryville Road Thursday night.

Rockford Police say it happened just before 7 p.m. on at Pancheros on Perryville Road just north of Spring Creek Road.

Police say the victim told them she was grabbed by a man who then tried to steal her car. Another person jumped in to save her from her attacker, who then took off on foot.

No one was hurt and the suspect was caught after a short chase.

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