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Man attempts to steal SUV at gunpoint Sunday morning

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Posted at 8:26 PM, Jan 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-27 21:26:55-05

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (KMTV) — A man attempted to steal an SUV at gun point early Sunday morning in Council Bluffs.

Council Bluffs Police say the incident happened around 8:00 a.m at the 3000 block of Avenue E when the owner of the vehicle turned on his Chevy Suburban with a remote start.

The man went out to his Suburban to find a suspect inside it. He tried to confront the suspect who pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the owner. The owner fled unharmed.

Police say the suspect left the area and officers were unable to locate him.