Man Carjacked Woman At USF Tampa Campus

TAMPA — Authorities were searching for a man who carjacked a woman Monday morning in a parking lot on the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida.

The man approached the woman about 9:20 a.m. in Parking Lot 33, in the health sciences area of the campus, according to USF Police. The man brandished a black handgun and ordered the woman out of her car before getting in and driving off. The woman was not harmed.

USF police officers responded to the call of a carjacking and set up a perimeter around the campus to try to stop the fleeing car, police said. Authorities were able to use a cell phone tracking system to determine that the car had been driven off campus. Police did not identify the make and model of the car.