Three Teens Charged after Carjacking

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — A carjacking took place Thursday night, according to Chattanooga police. They said the suspects of the carjacking were all minors.

Police said the incident occurred at 2525 DeSales Avenue, which is near CHI Memorial Hospital. It happened at approximately 8:45 p.m.

A woman got to her car when three male teenagers approached her with guns. CPD said the teens demanded her purse and keys.

They said the teens forced the woman out of her vehicle.

Police said they tracked the vehicle and located the suspects. At this time, the suspects fled the vehicle. This caused a minor crash.

All three suspects were arrested and charged. Two suspects were 16 years old, and one was 14 years old.

The woman was not injured.

Categories: Chattanooga, Crime, Featured, Local News