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Police Arrest Suspect After Alleged Carjacking, Chase

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Tim Lawson)

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Tim Lawson)

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Police took one person into custody and recovered a gun and drugs after a carjacking and police pursuit through several neighborhoods Wednesday night.

The carjacking was reported in the parking lot of the Golden Corral restaurant in Monroeville after 7 p.m.

Police chased the suspect all the way to Regent Square where the driver crashed into a parked car and a lamp post on South Braddock Avenue.

“It looked like the car was pretty far away, but he was going really fast, and I thought I could make the turn,” said Larry Carretta, a witness, “and by the time I pulled out, he hit my car and just started spinning around like crazy.”

Police say the found a gun and heroin inside the car.

The suspect’s name has not been released.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.

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