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Police: Man suspected in carjacking crashes SUV on highway

November 7, 2018

HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama say a man suspected in a carjacking crashed the stolen vehicle on a highway and is now in their custody.

Homewood police Sgt. John Carr tells AL.com that a woman had been forcibly pulled from her SUV at a grocery store’s parking lot Monday evening. He says police entered the SUV’s information into a national database and were notified that it had been involved in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 20 in Lincoln.

The man suspected in the carjacking was guarded by police while being treated at a hospital, and taken to jail after being released.

Carr says the man remains held pending formal warrants for first-degree robbery and first-degree theft of property. Carr says his name will be provided when the warrants are obtained.

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