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Would-be car thief foiled after car stalls

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A would-be carjacker had to flee on foot after he couldn't start his intended target.

According to NOPD, a 32-year-old woman was getting out of her vehicle in the 3700 block of Frenchmen Street around 7:44 p.m. when an unknown subject approached her. The unknown person demanded her car keys and she complied. However, the perpetrator couldn't start the victim's car.

The thief gave up and took the victim's cell phone before fleeing the scene.

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