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CHEVY CHASE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Montgomery County police are investigating a carjacking Wednesday night.

At approximately 10:19 p.m., police responded to a residence in the 100 block of East Melrose Street for a report of a carjacking.

Police say a female victim was sitting in the passenger seat of her car in her driveway when the suspect approached the vehicle, opened the driver's door and pointed a handgun at the victim.

The victim exited her vehicle and ran inside her residence, according to police.

Police say the suspect was last seen driving the vehicle toward Connecticut Avenue. He is described as a black male, 5'10″ to 6'0″ tall, and approximately 20 years old. He was dressed in all black clothing and was armed with a black or gray handgun, officials say.

The stolen vehicle is described as a black 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee bearing Maryland registration 112142D.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about this carjacking or the whereabouts of the stolen vehicle to call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or leave a Crime Solvers tip here.

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