Police: 3 college students carjacked at knifepoint, robbed
Nov. 21, 2017
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say three college students were carjacked and robbed at knifepoint and three suspects have been taken into custody.
New Haven police say a 21-year-old woman who attends Southern Connecticut State University was behind the wheel of her father's vehicle in October and drove to a parking lot to talk to two other students who were inside the car.
The students reported that three young men approached the car, reached through an open window and held a knife to the driver's throat.
Authorities say the suspects demanded other valuables, took the vehicle and fled the scene.
SCSU later located the vehicle in an off-campus parking lot.
Police say the suspects include a 16-year-old juvenile. They were arrested this month on charges of larceny, robbery and other related offenses.