A Fort Hood soldier was attacked in a carjacking on the post Monday afternoon and sustained a minor injury, a Fort Hood spokesman said Tuesday.

The soldier, whose name has not been released, was attacked at about 1 p.m. Monday near the Warrior Way post exchange, according to a press release.

An "unknown male" in civilian clothes used a knife in an apparent robbery, officials said.

During the robbery, the soldier was injured on the little finger of his left hand, said Chris Haug, Fort Hood chief of media relations.

The suspect fled in a stolen black Hyundai Sonata, with Georgia license plate number PHD 7457.

He was believed to have left the post right away, Haug told Army Times. Post officials are working with local law enforcement officials to track down the suspect, he said.

The security measures normally in place at Fort Hood have not changed because of the incident, Haug said.

After the incident, the soldier was recovering from the minor injury, Haug said. The soldier wasn't treated at the post hospital, he said, correcting an earlier report that said the soldier had been treated there.

The robbery was the first known incident of carjacking at Fort Hood, Haug said.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 254-288-COPS, according to the press release.

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