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Paragould PD Cautions People of Recent Suspicious Activity
PARAGOULD, AR (News Release) -- Earlier today the Paragould Police responded to a call where a black male subject was attempting to get motorists to roll their window down on their vehicle to take a box from him that he was holding.
The male subject was stating that he needed them to hold the box for him.
After being confronted by store employees the subject got into a small light blue or green SUV (possibly a Pontiac Aztec).
As of this time we are not aware of a crime being committed but we do find this behavior consistent with a car jacking tactic that has been used in the past in other cities.
The Paragould Police Department wants anyone that is a witness to this or a victim of this to contact police with information.
We also want to caution people on this behavior and remind them to be aware if they are approached in their vehicle by anyone they do not know, and do not roll the window down far enough for anyone to reach into the vehicle and open the door.