MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A 14-year-old and a 15-year-old are charged along with a 26-year-old man in a carjacking at a Walgreens at Park Avenue and Highland Street.
Police said it happened just before 4 p.m. Tuesday when a woman was approached by two males armed with handguns. They demanded her 2017 Chevy Cruze and drove it away.
Officers found the car minutes later, just a few blocks away. When they tried to stop the driver, the suspects drove for a distance, then bailed out and ran.
A helicopter and dog were called out to search the area, and all three suspects were found.
Ellis Thompson was identified as the driver. Police say he was a convicted felon who was carrying a stolen handgun.
Thompson was charged with auto theft, evading arrest in a vehicle and on foot, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
The teenagers, who were not identified, are charged with carjacking, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, and evading arrest.