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Suspect at large, carjacking near Hannibal

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Picture of the suspect from the Ralls County Sheriff's Office. Picture of the suspect from the Ralls County Sheriff's Office.
RALLS COUNTY, Mo. (WGEM) -

Ralls County Sheriff's Office responded to an incident at the Love's Truck Stop in New London, Missouri. 

Chief Deputy Ronald Haught, Jr. said at 4 p.m., deputies responded to a reported armed carjacking that originated in Hannibal. He said the suspect exited the victim’s vehicle at Loves Truck Stop in New London.

Deputies said they moved to set up a perimeter of the area and bring in additional resources including a K-9.

The suspect was described as a white male approximately 40 years old with a medium build and short red hair, according to the sheriff's office. The suspect was last seen wearing a baseball cap, dark gray shirt, and camo cargo shorts.

Haught said the suspect was believed to be passing through the area and possibly hitchhiking.

The suspect remains at large and the Ralls County Sheriff’s Office is urging the public to report any suspicious activity and to not pick up hitch–hikers.

Missouri State Highway Patrol and the New London Police Department helped at the scene. 

Deputies said the investigation was ongoing. 

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