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Armed carjacker flees after realizing he is too tall to fit in vehicle

By Mason White 5:30 PM July 22, 2015
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By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) A woman was happy to reunite with her car after it was carjacked, police in Nebraska said.

The man of Omaha, attempted to drive away with the stolen car when he discovered that he was unable to fit into the driver’s seat.

The incident took place around 1:30 a.m. The woman drove to her second job when the man ordered her to get out of her car at gunpoint.

He then demanded her to hand over the keys. The woman complied, and then ran into her place of business and called police.

However, the thief did not get far and he abandoned the car after being unable to fit into the driver’s seat.

The victim explained that she is 4 feet 9 inches tall. When the man, who is over 6 feet tall, tried to get behind the wheel, he did not fit.

Police said that the suspect did not know how to adjust the seat.

The thief managed to get away before police arrived. Police are still searching for him. The victim is grateful to have her car back and especially that she was not injured during the ordeal.