Mandeville, La. - The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect who allegedly tried to carjack a motorist while he was stopped at a red light.
A spokesperson with the sheriff's office says it happened Sunday night along Highway 59 at Sharp Road in Mandeville.
The victim told police he was stopped at the light when a black male approached his vehicle and pointed a handgun at him, demanding the victim give him his vehicle.
The suspect reportedly fled on foot after he was startled by an approaching vehicle.