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IMPD: Thief steals SUV with passenger inside near downtown restaurant, drops her off unhurt

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — One person was unhurt after a Wednesday morning carjacking in downtown Indianapolis, police said.

Just before 12:30 a.m., Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called to an incident at 15 W. Maryland Street, according to a police report accessed by News 8. The address matches a restaurant located at Circle Centre Mall between Illinois and Meridian Streets.

According to the police report, a male suspect stole an SUV that had a female passenger still inside it.

The passenger was dropped off unharmed a few blocks away from the restaurant, IMPD Sgt. Genae Cook confirmed to News 8.

The vehicle, described as a gray 2018 Chevrolet SUV with Indiana plates, has not been recovered.

IMPD was unable to provide a detailed description of the suspect. The police report describes him as a white male.

Police say the vehicle has since been recovered in Illinois.

Anyone with information should contact IMPD or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS.