FALLS CHURCH, Va. (WUSA9) -- A 26-year-old woman was carjacked and robbed late Thursday night, Fairfax County police said.
It happened in the 7100 block of Kenfig Place, Falls Church.
The victim was texting and listening to her radio when a man approached her car window, opened her door and told her to get out, police said.
The man grabbed her purse, got in the car and sped away, according to police. The victim's vehicle was a blue Saab 9000.
She ran for help and called police, who spotted the car speeding on Kenfig Place heading towards Hewett. Officers lost sight of the car in traffic after several miles, police said.
The suspect entered Maryland and was last seen on Indian Head Highway near Livingston Road in Prince Georges County, police said.