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Update: Suspect in car-jacking captured in Warwood

Updated: Wednesday, August 6 2014, 06:47 PM EDT
OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. -- The alleged armed carjacker is in custody after being captured along on N. 25th Street in Warwood shortly before 4:30 p.m.
No weapon was recovered.
The suspect is a 17-year-old from Mingo County, W.Va. Authorities will not release his name because he's a juvenile.


BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. -- Police have found a maroon Mitsubishi Eclipse that was allegedly car-jacked from a driver at gunpoint in Wellsburg around 3 p.m. on Wednesday.
Police followed the suspect onto W.Va. 2 and later lost him. The car was found along the jogging trail in Warwood shortly before 4 p.m., and a witness on a nearby porch saw the suspect take off on foot in the area.
The suspect is described as 5-foot-9 to 5-10, dirty blonde hair, scruffy face, wearing a football jersey and black shorts. He may be armed and should be considered dangerous.
Stick with NEWS9 and as we continue to learn more.

Update: Suspect in car-jacking captured in Warwood

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