Suspect Arrested After Attempted Carjacking Near Yukon

Friday, February 26th 2021, 12:44 pm
By: News 9


A suspect is in custody after an attempted carjacking at a convenience store near Yukon.

The carjacking was reported on U.S. Highway 66 and Sara Road.

Police said a man was pumping gas when the suspect emerged from behind the gas station and tried to steal a pickup truck.

While trying to escape, the suspect crashed the stolen truck into multiple nearby vehicles before plowing into the store.

Authorities said two people, including the carjacking victim, suffered minor injuries.

This is a developing story.