Lexus stolen during violent car-jacking found smashed in Lawncrest, police say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Lexus vehicle that was stolen during a violent car-jacking was found smashed in Lawncrest, police say. The suspect abandoned the car after a crash on the 3600 block of Newtown Avenue in Lawncrest.

Police say the owner was likely pistol-whipped when the car was taken about a half hour earlier on the 5700 block of Front Street.

No further information is available at this time. 

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