Milwaukee Police arrested four teenagers after they stole a car and used it to committ several crimes on the City’s West Side. The inititial vehicle theft took place around 2:20 a.m. on June 22 in the 2600 block of W. North Avenue when two males stole a 2007 Dodge Caravan and then fled from the scene. Those suspects, along with at least two others, are believed to have committed the following crimes:
*An incident that happened around 6:20 a.m. in the 3400 block of W. North Avenue. Three suspects inside the Caravan were in a parking lot and almost struck two victims with their car. When the female victim confronted the suspects, one of the suspects pointed a gun at her before they drove away.
*An armed robbery that happened around 6:40 a.m. in the 3500 block of W. Sarnow Avenue. The victim, a 20-year-old Milwaukee man, told officers several suspects approached him after getting out of the Caravan and stole his car, a 2007 Honda Accord, at gunpoint. The Accord was later located abandoned in the 4400 block of W. Washington Boulevard.
*An armed robbery that happened around 6:45 a.m. in the 4400 block of W. Lloyd Street. The victim, a 66-year-old Milwaukee man, was approached by the suspects inside the Caravan and at gunpoint the suspects stole the victim’s cell phone and car keys.
Around 7:25 a.m., MPD officers located the stolen Dodge Caravan in the 3400 block of W. Lloyd Street and found four suspects near the car. The suspects, a 13-year-old male, a 14-year-old male, a 16-year-old male, and a 17-year-old male, were all taken into custody. MPD will present this case to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the coming days for charges.