Columbus police say pistol was used in car theft

Columbus police are investigating the theft of a car in which a pistol was used for intimidation.

According to the police report, the car, a white 2013 Chevrolet Impala, was taken from the street in front of an duplex on 16th Avenue around 2:30 a.m. Saturday.

Police say the victim, a 23-year-old woman, was punched in the head with a fist.

No description of a suspect was given in the report.

The value of the vehicle was given as $20,000.

Anyone with information should contact Columbus police.