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Armed carjacking suspects captured in Palm City

Posted at 8:00 AM, Oct 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-16 05:41:13-04

MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. -- Martin County Sheriff's Deputies captured two suspects Sunday afternoon that were involved in an armed carjacking and crash early that morning.

MCSO received a call at 2:18 a.m. that a stolen vehicle with three subjects inside was heading from Palm Beach County towards Martin County.

The suspects are wanted for an armed carjacking and were headed north on I-95 at speeds exceeding 100 mph.

MCSO deputies set up along I-95 at mile marker 102 to deploy stop sticks in an effort to slow the vehicle down.

Deputies say the driver lost control of the car and it ended up in a ditch near the Palm City exit.

One suspect was arrested on scene. The other two suspects fled on foot

A Code Red phone call was placed to area residents to notify them of the public safety alert.

Deputies located both suspects hiding in the Four Rivers community in Palm City.

All three suspects are now in custody.

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