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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh Police arrested five suspects in an alleged carjacking ring on the East End on Wednesday, and the alleged leader is just 14 years old.

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The suspects range in age from 12 to 15 years old.

According to police, officers were called to the 7300 block of Reynolds Street on Tuesday afternoon for a reported carjacking.

The 66-year-old victim told police they had been assaulted and physically removed from their vehicle by three male juveniles.

“Yesterday around 1:30 p.m., zone officers were dispatched over to the point breeze area near Frick Park for a report of a 66-year-old man that was carjacked,” Commander Jason Lando said. “He was removed from his car by a group of juveniles. Removed by force, assaulted and then the juveniles made off with his vehicle.”

Officers asked nearby construction workers to watch for a blue 2015 Subaru Forester. Just before 5 p.m., construction workers alerted police that they had seen a vehicle matching the description.

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Police caught up to the vehicle on Monticello Street, where four males and a female got out and fled. All five juveniles were quickly apprehended.

The driver has only been identified as a 14-year-old male. During the course of their investigation, police determined the male was also involved in a two carjackings on Monday.

In one incident, a 75-year-old man was carjacked in the 500 block of South Murtland Avenue. The other incident happened in the Bakery Square parking garage. The victim in that incident was a 68-year-old female.

“We do believe at least one of the people in the car yesterday, the one we arrested, the driver, the 14-year-old driver … we have information that leads us to believe that he is involved in all three of these” Lando said.

Surveillance footage of the Bakery Square incident showed the teen wearing a shirt, which was found in the Forester. A bystander also took a picture of the teen just before the carjacking involving the Forester.

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The teen is now being held in the Shuman Juvenile Detention Center.