Video captures violent carjacking in Philadelphia; 2 suspects wanted

The incident happened Monday night on the 2600 block of Kensington Avenue in the city's Kensington section.

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CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Video captured a woman being pulled from a car during a violent carjacking in Philadelphia. Police are now on the hunt for the suspects involved.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are searching for two suspects who are wanted in connection with a violent carjacking earlier this week.

It happened Monday around 10:40 p.m. on the 2600 block of Kensington Avenue in the city's Kensington section.

Video released by police shows the violent ordeal.

According to police, the female victim was sitting outside a pizza shop in her cousin's car when two man walked up and asked for the time. Within seconds, the woman was pulled right out of the vehicle.

One suspect ran away as another got behind the driver's seat of the vehicle.

The woman tried to get back in the vehicle to stop the man, but she was ultimately dragged several feet before the suspect drove away.

The woman was able to call for help after she ran into the pizza shop where her cousin was located. She was treated at an area hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police at 215-686-TIPS.