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Police arrest carjacking suspect after chase

Police arrest carjacking suspect after chase
Police arrest carjacking suspect after chase
Police arrest carjacking suspect after chase
Posted at 1:02 PM, Sep 21, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-21 13:02:29-04

One man is in custody after a carjacking led police on a foot chase on the east side of Indianapolis.

Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department received a call of armed carjacking at about 5:20 Monday morning from a gas station on E. 16th Street.

An officer spotted the vehicle, a red Chevy Trailblazer and chased it to E. 10th Street. The suspect then jumped out of the Trailblazer and ran -- without stopping the vehicle -- with an officer and a K-9 chasing.

Police found the male suspect hiding in the backyard of a nearby house on the 8200 block of E. 11th Street.

Police say there have been reports of carjackings in the area, and believe this suspect could be connected to them.

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