Texas cops hunt man accused of holding screwdriver to 11-year-old girl’s throat during carjacking

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Texas cops hunt man accused of holding screwdriver to 11-year-old girl’s throat while carjacking her grandfather and forcing him to drive to a plot of land where he fled on foot

  • Glen Wysk, 40, is being sought by police in Cypress, near Houston, Texas
  • Wysk was seen erratically driving a stolen car on Tuesday night, which crashed 
  • He then got out and carjacked a second car, terrorizing the two people inside
  • Wysk allegedly held a screwdriver to the 11-year-old girl’s throat during the episode
  • He forced the girl’s grandfather to drive until he could get out and escape 

Glen Wysk, 40, is wanted by police for allegedly stealing a car then carjacking another

Glen Wysk, 40, is wanted by police for allegedly stealing a car then carjacking another

Texas police are searching for a man accused of stealing a car, crashing into several others then hijacking a vehicle and holding a screwdriver to the 11-year-old passenger’s throat while her grandfather drove.

Glen Wysk, 40, was named by Hempstead police as the suspected carjacker and kidnapper.

He took off on foot after the terrified grandfather dropped him off where he wanted.

The incident began around 10pm on Tuesday in Cypress, 30 miles north west of Houston, KHou reported.

An officer with Hempstead police spotted Wysk driving erratically, almost hitting several road workers on Highway 290. 

The suspect also ignored the officer’s traffic orders. 

The deputy chased the suspect’s vehicle, which was later confirmed to be stolen.

During the chase, deputies said Wysk hit another vehicle and continued to drive away. 

Wysk then got out of the stolen car and jumped into another one, driven by a grandfather with his 11-year-old granddaughter as a passenger.

With the police having lost him, Wysk held a screwdriver at the girl’s throat and ordered the grandfather to drive.

He got out the car near Hemwick Place in Cypress, then ran away.  

Hempstead police hunt for Wysk, who held a screwdriver to a girl's throat during carjacking

Hempstead police hunt for Wysk, who held a screwdriver to a girl’s throat during carjacking

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