August 9, 2023

Capitol Police Arrest Two Teens After Armed Carjacking, Chase

Morgan Howard

According to officials, Capitol police arrested two teenagers this morning.

Around 6:30 a.m. this morning, a subject was carjacked at gunpoint near Taylor Road in Jackson.

At approximately 8:05 a.m., Capitol Police officers noticed the stolen vehicle traveling on Bailey Avenue and attempted to initiate a traffic stop.

The drivers of the stolen vehicle led officers of a brief pursuit and lost control of the vehicle and wrecked near Northside Drive.

The driver and passenger of the vehicle then fled the scene on foot.

After a brief foot pursuit, officers arrested both subjects without incident. The driver and passenger are juveniles and will be charged with armed carjacking.

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