Juveniles Charged in Robbery, Carjacking

Meridian, Miss. Meridian police say two juveniles suspected in a recent carjacking and armed robbery have now been charged.

Police Capt. Dean Harper says the victim in the crime pursued charges. Officers have the 12-year-old and 14-year-old brothers accused of the crime in custody.

The MPD says the two suspects took a woman's purse and her vehicle Aug. 17 on 29th Street.

Police said the juveniles were initially apprehended after a foot chase, shortly after the car was taken.

Harper says no other details about their arrests are available.


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