Man assaulted, carjacked while leaving work in central Colorado Springs

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A man was assaulted and carjacked while leaving work in central Colorado Springs Thursday night, according to police. 

Police said it happened around 9:20 p.m. in the area of Circle Drive and Galley Road. The victim had just gotten into his car when a man approached and asked for help, according to police. When the victim opened the door, the suspect hit him in the face with the butt of a handgun and ordered him out of the car. When the victim got out, the suspect got into the car and sped away, according to police. 

Police said the victim was not seriously injured. 

Police are still looking for the suspect.

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