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Police Searching for Men Behind Central Moscow Carjack

Police in Moscow are searching for unidentified attackers accused of throwing a woman out of a Toyota Land Cruiser before carjacking the vehicle, the state-run TASS news agency reported Friday.

The incident occurred near Tverskaya Zastava Square in the city center, an unidentified law enforcement official was quoted as saying.

According to preliminary data, the attackers “threw the woman out of a Toyota Land Cruiser all-terrain vehicle, got into the car and took off,” the official said, TASS reported.

A spokesperson for the city's police department confirmed the carjacking report, according to TASS.

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