Carjacking ends with police chase, crash on Warne at Penrose

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JENNINGS, Mo. - A carjacking led to a police chase which ended in a crash in St. Louis City. Around 10:52 p.m., officers from the City of Jennings Precinct spotted a 2013 black Lexus near the Halls Ferry Circle. It was taken during a carjacking in Clayton on November 6.

The officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop but the driver fled. They began chasing the vehicle through north St. Louis City for about 10 minutes.

The pursuit ended in a crash on Warne Avenue and Penrose Street when the suspect vehicle struck another occupied car.

The woman, who was inside the second vehicle, suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

A 28-year-old male suspect was arrested after a brief foot pursuit. He suffered minor injuries.

A second suspect fled the scene and remains at-large. He is described as a black male, 18 to 20 years of age, with a noticeable limp.

Police say two firearms were recovered.


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