15-Year-Old Arrested For Carjacking In Cedar Rapids
According to CBS2, "Cedar Rapids police say they've arrested a 15-year-old male after a carjacking in Cedar Rapids Friday night.
A female victim reported to police her car was stolen from the Walmart parking lot, located at 2645 Blairsferry Road in Cedar Rapids. She told police the male who stole her car had a handgun. Thankfully, the woman was not injured.
Shortly after the carjacking, the vehicle was reported driving recklessly on Interstate 80, not too far from Davenport. Police caught up with the vehicle, and went a short pursuit. Soon after, the driver of the stolen vehicle lost control and crashed the car.
The driver, a 15-year-old male, was booked and transported to jail. The name of the suspect was not released.
This kid is in a lot of trouble. He faces charges of 1st degree theft as well as a laundry list of traffic violations. We will continue to follow this story and provide updates when we learn more details.
It's hard to believe that carjacking can happen here in Cedar Rapids. I guess this is just one more reason to NEVER shop at Walmart, if you ask me