McAllen police identify carjacking suspect

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Authorities have released the identity of a carjacking suspect who was able to flee from McAllen police during a weekend chase.

McAllen police told Action 4 News that 31-year-old Rene Garcia Sandoval faces aggravated robbery and evading arrest charges.

Garcia is accused of carjacking a 1999 Infinity SUV at the corner of West Oakland and South Bicentennial Boulevard on Friday afternoon.

The 31-year-old suspect allegedly led police on a chase to Mission where he bailed out of the car and fled on foot.

McAllen police said Garcia remains at large and is considered armed and dangerous.

He TMs described as a 31-year-old Hispanic male, 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing 160 pounds.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call McAllen Crime Stoppers at (956) 687-TIPS.