LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Frankfort Police are looking for an alleged thief who struck a victim with a car as he was trying to get away.

According to a news release, the incident happened at 9 a.m. on Monday at the Capital Plaza Hotel on Wilkinson Boulevard, near E. Main St.

Police say the victim, who is a hotel employee, saw a white male in the parking lot attempting to steal his car.

"As the victim ran to the automobile in an effort to prevent the theft, the perpetrator stuck the victim with the car as he was escaping," police say.

The suspect was wearing a black coat and hat, according to police. The vehicle he stole was a 2000 green Buick with a Kentucky license plate of 322-AGA.

Frankfort Police are asking anyone with information on this crime to call (502) 875-8523. Information may also be provided anonymously by calling Frankfort Crime Stoppers at (502) 875-8648 or on the Web at www.FrankfortCrimeStoppers.com. To submit an anonymous tip via text messaging, type FCS and your message, then send it to 274637 (CRIMES on most cell phones.)

Crime Stoppers may pay a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case.

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