Gwinnett County

Suspected carjackers arrested after running off into Gwinnett woods for hours

DULUTH, Ga. — Police arrested two men accused of carjacking Wednesday after an officer spotted them in a car that was reported stolen.

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Gwinnett police told Channel 2′s Matt Johnson a stolen car was spotted in the area of Sugarloaf Parkway and Satellite Boulevard in Duluth.

Authorities added that the carjacking took place on Indian Trail in Norcross Tuesday night.

Investigators say a camera saw the stolen car and officers trend making a traffic stop, but the two men inside got out of the car and ran.

Witnesses told Channel 2 Action News there was a significant police presence in the area and that the intersection was shut down.


Authorities said officers arrested one suspect and arrested a second after a search that lasted four hours Wednesday.

The suspects have not been identified, but Johnson learned at least one of them is between 16 and 20 years old.

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