A man told police he was picked up while walking in York County and then jumped from the SUV when the ride turned into a robbery attempt.
The victim, a 48-year-old Dover Township man, said he was walking northbound on Roosevelt Avenue near Church Road in Manchester Township Sunday night when the SUV, a dark colored Jeep Cherokee, pulled up next to him, according to Northern York County Regional police.
He told police he accepted the offer of a ride and got into the rear passenger seat before a man next to him pulled a handgun and demanded money.
He said he jumped from the vehicle and ran into a nearby field.
He was not injured, police said.
Anyone with information may call Northern York County Regional police at 717-292-3647.