A massive manhunt is underway near Highway 69 South on Athena Drive after a carjacking at Taco Casa and at least one residential burglary according to the Tuscaloosa News.

An aggressive search continues and has now been amped up as "a Massive Manhunt" according to Police.  The search area remains, the area of Highway 69 and Athena Drive, with assistance from the Hale County, and the Moundville Police Department.

Helicopters are now searching the area as well and home owners have been told to please lock their doors until the search is over.

Investigators believe that four suspects broke into a home before stealing a car from a woman at the nearby Taco Casa on Hwy 69 South.  Listen to 953 The Bear for updates at 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30 today with the Wild Bill Show.

UPDATE: Taco Casa released this statement about the carjacking.

UPDATE: The manhunt continues on Thursday morning. More here. 

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