Teen charged in 2 carjackings, police pursuit

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A 15-year-old boy is accused in two carjackings in Norfolk.

It started Thursday night on Virginia Beach Boulevard, near Norfolk State University. The victim told police two men pointed a gun in her face, and stole her Honda CRV.

Police got a similar call about an hour later on Virginia Avenue. The suspects stole a Toyota.

Two hours later police spotted the stolen Toyota on East Little Creek Road and Chesapeake Boulevard. Officers chased the car until it crashed on Azalea Garden Road.

PHOTOS: Stolen vehicle pursuit ends in crash

Police arrested the 15-year-old driver. The teen received minor injuries from the crash and was treated at the scene.

No one else was in the vehicle at the time, and the Honda CRV from the first carjacking is missing.

The 15-year-old suspect is charged with:

  • Carjacking (2 counts)
  • Receiving stolen goods
  • Destruction of property
  • Use of a firearm in commission with a felony (2 counts)
  • Possession of  firearm by a juvenile
  • Conspiracy to commit a felony (2 counts)
  • Eluding police
  • Driving without an operator’s license

He is currently being held in the Juvenile Detention Center.

If you have any information about either of these carjackings, you're asked to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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