Three People Arrested After Carjacking In Brooklyn Park
Three people were arrested after an armed carjacking in Brooklyn Park Friday.
According to Brooklyn Park police, officers were called to the 7600 block of Jolly Lane, near the Super America, shortly before 8 p.m..
Police say three masked gunmen pistol-whipped the victim and stole their vehicle.
Police say they found the car in the 5800 block of Jolly Lane, but the driver fled the scene.
Police say a chase started, and officers used a pit maneuver to stop the vehicle near the Sun Foods grocery store in Brooklyn Center. Three men were arrested, and police recovered four firearms.
“One of the firearms was stolen. Three of the firearms were handguns, and one of them was an AK or AR 57 style pistol,” explained Brooklyn Park Deputy Chief Mark Bruley. “The carjackings are just another type of violence we continue to see growing in the city of Brooklyn Park,” Bruley said.
Police say the victim was taken to the hospital for treatment and is expected to be okay.
According to Brooklyn Park police, there have been at least eight carjackings so far this year.