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Two Teenagers Arrested in Northwest Side Carjacking

Milwaukee Police arrested two teenagers wanted for a Northwest Side carjacking after they crashed the stolen car they were riding in. The pair stole a 2011 Honda Odyssey in the 3500 block of N. 54th Street around 8:20 a.m. on March 17. According to the victim, a 44-year-old Milwaukee man, the two suspects approached him, demanded the car at gunpoint, and then fled from the scene in the Odyssey. The suspects are then believed to have committed a similar armed robbery about 15 minutes later in the 1900 block of N. 36th Street. Around 1:00 p.m., officers saw the stolen Odyssey in the area of N. 55th Street and W. Hampton Avenue. A pursuit was initiated and the suspects crashed the car in the 3300 block of N. 51st Street. The suspects fled from the car but were arrested following a short foot chase. Officers also found a sawed off rifle inside the car and one of the suspects had on him property that belonged to the victim in the Odyssey carjacking. The suspects arrested are two 16-year-old males and MPD is searching for a possible third suspect. One of the teens has previous arrests for Entry into a Locked Vehicle and Operating a Vehicle without Owner’s Consent. The case against the two arrested suspects will be presented to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office for charges in the coming days.

 

 
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