HAMPTON, Va. - Hampton Police have two people in custody in connection to a carjacking that took place early Wednesday morning.
Around 2:20 a.m., officials received a call in reference to a robbery/carjacking that had just occurred in the 1100 block of Todd’s Lane.
According to the investigation, a 66-year-old Hampton woman was sitting in her vehicle when two people approached the vehicle, displayed a firearm, and demanded her vehicle.
The suspects fled the area in the victim’s 2017 blue Honda Fit bearing VA tags UAW7794.
No injuries were reported.
Investigators said they made an arrest on Wednesday around 2:45 p.m., Hampton detectives saw the victim’s vehicle being driven by the suspects in Newport News. When officers attempted to stop the vehicle, the vehicle refused to stop and a pursuit was initiated. The pursuit ended in the 1000 block of Hampton Avenue when the occupants fled from the vehicle and were arrested, according to police.
A 17-year-old male was arrested and charged with one count of Carjacking, one count of Use of Firearm in Commission of Felony, one count of Possession of Firearm by Juvenile, one count of Conspiracy to Commit Felony and one count of Evade and Elude.
Then another 17-year old male was arrested and charged with one count of Carjacking, one count of Use of Firearm in Commission of Felony, one count of Possession of Firearm by Juvenile, one count of Conspiracy to Commit Felony.
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