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NBA TV Reporter Carjacked at Gunpoint at Atlanta Home: ‘I Will Not Become a Slave to Fear’

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An NBA TV reporter was carjacked at gunpoint this weekend shortly after returning to her Atlanta apartment, PEOPLE has confirmed.

Kristen Ledlow, a host of NBA Inside Stuff, recounted the attack Sunday on Twitter and Instagram, writing, “Yesterday I was held at gunpoint by three men who knew who I was, where I lived, and were waiting for me when I got home.”

“They stole my car, my purse, my wallet, my phone – and worst of all my sense of security,” Ledlow continued, writing that she will be taking a break from social media.

Even so, she wrote, she would “not become a slave to fear.”

“Thank you, Jesus,” she concluded.

Atlanta police tell PEOPLE that Ledlow was confronted on Saturday afternoon almost as soon as she returned to her apartment. The 28-year-old was unloading groceries from her car on the third floor of her apartment complex’s parking structure when a silver sedan carrying three men pulled up next to her, according to police.

A 20-something black male with a slim build exited the rear of the sedan and pointed a handgun Ledlow’s chest, she told police. She dropped her keys, and the suspect picked them up and went inside her car, a red 2016 Corvette.

A second suspect exited the passenger side of their silver sedan and joined the first inside Ledlow’s car before both cars fled the scene.

Ledlow’s vehicle was tracked by satellite and recovered at Chevron station about 25 minutes after the incident, police say. Video surveillance taken at the gas station captured the suspects getting out of and leaving the vehicle.

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Police are working with the apartment’s management to review video footage, and the investigation continues. No arrests have been made.

Citing their investigation, police declined to comment on how the suspects may have known Ledlow’s address or who she was, as she referenced on social media.

Ledlow moved to Atlanta in 2013 to work as a radio host on 92.9 The Game, and she has worked for CNN and TNT.

• Reporting by ADAM CARLSON