Carjacking suspects hit police cars while trying to get away

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police said three carjacking suspects hit two police cars as they were trying to get away.

Around 2 p.m. Monday, officers saw a vehicle that had been taken during a carjacking around 10:30 p.m. at a gas station at Riverdale Road and Shelby Drive.

Police said they were trying to pull over the vehicle near Curtis Street and Cottonwood Road when all three suspects bailed out of the moving car.

The vehicle continued to roll, and eventually hit two police cruisers.

"It was bananas!" said Catherine Hendry who lives in the neighborhood. " It had my dog goings crazy. Police cars coming from everywhere."

Officers were able to take the underage driver into custody, but the female and male passengers have yet to be caught as of Monday night.

No one was hurt when the suspects hit the squad cars, police said.

Paramedics checked out the suspect in custody while he was in the back of the cop car. He reportedly had scrapes from jumping out of the moving car.

Authorities said the male passenger was stripping off his clothes as he took off running. All they know is that he was last seen wearing red tennis shoes. The female was last seen wearing multi-colored tights.

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