FBI offering $10,000 reward for carjacking, attempted murder suspect

GATES, N.Y. (WIVB) — The FBI is looking for a man accused of attempted robbery, kidnapping, carjacking, and attempted murder.

The suspect is accused of trying to rob a business in the Town of Gates and proceeding to car-jack, rob, and kidnap an elderly woman.

Authorities say the suspect then drove the woman in her vehicle to Rochester and threw her into the Genesee River.

He is described as black, between 5’7″ and 5’10”, and between 20 and 30 years old.

The suspect was wearing a black “Dickies” jacket, black pants, a black hat, and was armed with a handgun at the time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI at (716) 856-7800 or submit a tip online at www.fbi.gov.

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