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2 juveniles arrested after armed carjacking in West Palm Beach

Posted at 9:19 AM, Nov 05, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Two juveniles are under arrest after an armed carjacking in West Palm Beach.

The West Palm Beach Police Department responded to the 400 block of S. Dixie Highway in West Palm Beach shortly after midnight Saturday.

The victim reported four black people in a car approached him, one male exited the car and robbed him at gunpoint of his phone, wallet and keys. The armed suspect jumped in the victim's vehicle, a blue GMC Yukon, and both vehicles fled the scene.

Soon after, PBSO located the victim's unoccupied car at a gas station along the 200 block of N. Congress Avenue in Lake Park.  PBSO says two males fled and two were detained by deputies.

The victim was transported to the gas station and positively identified a 15-year-old as the armed subject.

The victim was unable to identify the second juvenile detained. That juvenile was arrested on unrelated charges.

The case remains active pending the identification of additional suspects.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says another armed carjacking was perpetrated by a car containing 4 young black males just before midnight in Lake Worth.

The victim in that armed carjacking was robbed of their money and vehicle.