NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A family member of a Holy Cross School student was carjacked on Wednesday at the school's main campus.
The crime happened approximately 20 minutes before school dismissal. The family member was waiting to pick up the student.
The victim was uninjured, according to the school, which is located in the 5500 block of Paris Ave.
New Orleans police said The victim was approached by two men demanding that she exit her vehicle. One of the perpetrators flashed a gun and the victim got out of the car. The subjects fled in the victim's 2016 Chevy Cruze after striking her with the vehicle.
"We want to give our deepest gratitude to the NOPD for their swift action in responding to the situation. The car has been located and NOPD is continuing their investigation," Holy Cross said in a statement.
Police said no students were involved or harmed in the incident.