MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Coral Gables police urged people to stay away from the Merrick Park area, as they looked for at least one carjacking suspect.
Police set up a perimeter and had placed the shopping center on lockdown at around 4:30 p.m. while they searched for the suspect.READ MORE: World War II-Era Plane Crashes Into Ocean Filled With People During Cocoa Beach Air Show
Authorities said there was carjacking along Miracle Mile which ended near Merrick Park.
Police recovered the stolen white SUV a short time later, but no sign of the suspect.READ MORE: Situation At Matheson Hammock Park In Miami-Dade Heats Up
The Shops at Merrick Park is located at 358 San Lorenzo Avenue.
At around 6 p.m., Coral Gables police tweeted, “Perimeter is being broke down…all roads around Shops of Merrick Park are open and pedestrian traffic around the area is open. There is no immediate threat to the public.”MORE NEWS: 'You Have Just Declared War On First Amendment In Florida': Sen. Shevrin Jones Blasts Gov. DeSantis For Signing 'Anti-Riot' Bill Into Law
No word if the suspect had been caught.