Rochester Police investigating carjacking near Norton Street

Rochester Police investigating carjacking near Norton Street Photo: MGN.

WHECTV
Created: April 07, 2021 11:24 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Rochester Police are investigating a carjacking that happened near Norton Street Wednesday afternoon.

Police say a Rochester man was carjacked at gunpoint on the 100 block of Koskiusko St. at around 1 p.m. He was driving a black Nissan.

Police say the vehicle was spotted later and a brief chase began but was called off once the pursuit was deemed unsafe to the public.

The investigation is still ongoing. Police did not say whether or not they believe this incident is connected to a string of at least 14 other carjackings from around Monroe County, including one that ended with a 71-year-old man being shot and killed.


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