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NOPD: 16-year-old commits carjacking; causes 2 accidents

The victim told police he was driving in the 3200 block of William Street around 2:25 p.m. when...
The victim told police he was driving in the 3200 block of William Street around 2:25 p.m. when he was pulled over by what he thought was a police vehicle.(Source: Gray Media)
Updated: Dec. 28, 2019 at 10:40 AM CST
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NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) -A 16-year-old was arrested Friday after he carjacked someone and caused two traffic accidents, according to a preliminary police report.

It happened around 7 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Burgundy and Iberville Streets.

Police say a male victim was approached by the suspect who demanded he exit his vehicle.

The victim complied and the suspect fled and caused a traffic accident.

The teen then exited the car and fled on foot only to return to the vehicle in an attempt to flee again causing a second accident.

Bystanders were able to detain the juvenile until officers arrived.

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