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Late Afternoon Car-Jacking Foiled In Tyler

Tyler Police use OnStar to locate an SUV, carjacked from a Tyler grocery store.

Tonight, the man responsible is in custody.

The car-jacking took place at the Brookshires gas station at Bergfeld Center... Just after 4 o'clock this afternoon.

Police say a man approached a woman and stole her car at knife point.

Police later caught up with the car at Highway 14 and I20.

that's when they took this 54 year old  John Clay Stricker, Jr. into custody.

Police say they followed Stricker for about 20 minutes before he pulled over.

Stricker also had, police say, outstanding warrants for theft and parole violation.

He's been charged with aggravated robbery and car jacking.

Molly Reuter, Reporting

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