Photo by John Schreiber.
Photo by John Schreiber.

A gunman who kidnapped a person and carjacked a vehicle on the UCLA campus was at large Wednesday.

The victim, who was not affiliated with the school, was abducted about 5:30 a.m. Monday near the Center for Health Sciences building, the campus police department reported.

The victim, whose name and gender were not released, “was held for several hours prior to being released,” according to a police statement which said the abductee was uninjured.

The suspect was described as Hispanic, 5 feet 8 inches tall and about 200 pounds, with brown hair, a mustache and a goatee.

The car, which is still missing, is a beige four-door 2007 Subaru Impreza WRX, license number 6ATF802.

No other details about the crime were provided by law enforcement authorities.

Anyone with information on the crime was urged to call detectives at (310) 825-1491.

—City News Service

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