GPD arrests two armed carjacking suspects after vehicle chase

The Gainesville Police Department is investigating an armed carjacking in Southeast Gainesville on Wednesday.
Published: Aug. 17, 2022 at 5:18 PM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - The Gainesville Police Department is investigating an armed carjacking in Southeast Gainesville on Wednesday.

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Officers say two people were arrested on Southeast Second Avenue. It comes after the suspects held a person at gunpoint in the 1300 block of East University Avenue around 4:30 p.m.

The suspects fled the scene in the stolen car.

GPD officers spotted the vehicle a short distance away and a brief pursuit ensued. It ended on Second Avenue where the two suspects were apprehended.

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At last check, detectives say they are still piecing together information about the case.

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