Police: St. Pete carjacking suspects flee after crashing into house
Published: July 2, 2013
Updated: July 2, 2013 at 07:59 AM
St. Petersburg police are searching for the suspects in a carjacking who fled on foot after crashing into a house. Police say the carjacking occurred around 9:30 near First Avenue South and 62nd Street South when two suspects took the victim's vehicle at gunpoint. About an hour later, police say they began a pursuit after locating the the vehicle at Ninth Avenue South and 15 Street South. Just west of that intersection, police say the suspects lost control of the vehicle and it crashed into the house.
Three suspects fled on foot, police say. Two suspects were not located and are still at large, police say, while a female juvenile passenger was treated at a local hospital for minor injuries. There was no visible damage to the house, police say.