A would-be armed carjacker decided to run off after realizing the car he was about to steal was a stick shift.
West Valley City police say the attempted carjacking happened at approximately midnight Tuesday morning as a man was getting into his car at 6772 West Kings Estate Dr.
The victim told police a man flashed what appeared to be a gun and got inside his vehicle.
Once the suspect got inside, he realized it was a stick shift, which he couldn't drive, and took off running from the scene.
Police are investigating.