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Police search for man who allegedly ran pregnant woman over, stole her car

Madison PD has released a second photo of the suspect accused of stealing a pregnant woman's...
Madison PD has released a second photo of the suspect accused of stealing a pregnant woman's car and then running over her leg with it.(Madison Police Department)
Published: Feb. 28, 2021 at 3:31 PM CST|Updated: Mar. 1, 2021 at 3:54 PM CST
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The Madison Police Department is searching for a man who they say ran a pregnant woman over while stealing her car from a gas station Sunday afternoon.

Madison police say they responded to the Kwik Trip at 7717 Mineral Point Road just before 12:30 p.m for a car theft. The 34-year-old pregnant woman told police she was filling up her tires with air when the thief entered her running vehicle.

The woman tried to get him out from the passenger side door, but the thief put the car in reverse and ran over her right leg and thigh, police say. The woman, who is 20 weeks pregnant, was transported to a hospital for soft tissue injuries to her leg.

Police say the suspect escaped with the vehicle, and they are currently working to get video footage from the Kwik Trip. The suspect is described as a man around 6′01-02″ tall, wearing all black and a gator-style facemask.

The car that was stolen was described as a silver 2013 Ford Escape SE with a Wisconsin license plate.

If anyone has any information on the identity of the suspect or the stolen car, please call the Madison Police Department.

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