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Roadside assistance worker robbed and critically injured

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The robbery took place just before midnight near Playa Way and University Boulevard in the parking lot of University Food Mart.

A roadside assistance worker is in life-threatening condition after she was robbed while on the job — and now police are looking for a very distinct car.

The Sheriff’s Office said the robbery happened late Monday, just before midnight near Playa Way and University Boulevard in the parking lot of University Food Mart.

The assistance worker was called to the area for a motorist who reported his keys were locked in his vehicle. At some point during the service to unlock the car, a struggle occurred, the worker was robbed and hit by the vehicle.

Read the rest of the story at WJCT News partner News4Jax.com.