Would-be carjacker tries to wrestle keys away from woman at Clearwater Subway, police say

Pinellas County

TAMPA (WFLA) – Clearwater police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who they say tried to steal a woman’s keys at a Subway in Clearwater.

According to police, just before 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, a man confronted a woman who was leaving a Subway at 2006 Drew Street.

Authorities say the man demanded she give up her keys. The woman refused and ran back into the restaurant.

The man followed the woman and tried to wrestle the keys away from her, police say. 

Subway employees called law enforcement and the man left.

Police say he is believed to be about 30 years old, 5 feet 7 inches tall and 180 pounds. He has short hair and was wearing a blue jacket with white reflective stripes on the sleeves.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Clearwater Police at 727-562-4242.

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