VALLEY STREAM - Police are searching for a man who carjacked a vehicle in Valley Stream on Friday night.

A woman was sitting in her car in a parking lot on West Merrick Road when police say a man put what they believe was a gun to the victim's side.

The suspect demanded cash and told the woman to get out the car, driving off with her Volkswagen Jetta.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.