Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Gunman steals BMW, flees on foot after it catches fire minutes later

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Authorities have arrested the suspect who allegedly committed an armed car jacking before ditching the fully engulfed vehicle out front of a typically quiet neighborhood, yc.news has learned.

Police in Ridley Park responded to the 200 block of Elmwood Avenue just after 8:30 p.m. Monday night after reports of an armed carjacking.

Responding officers found a fully engulfed black BMW 7 series on Taylor Avenue and observed a black male fleeing the scene. The vehicle was positively identified as the vehicle stolen approximately two miles away.

There were no reported injuries.

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