D.C. police have announced the arrest of two teenage boys in connection with an armed carjacking incident that occurred in Northeast Washington. The Metropolitan Police Department stated that a 14-year-old boy from Southeast and a 15-year-old boy from Capitol Heights were apprehended shortly after stealing a vehicle at gunpoint on 42nd Street NE, just before 11:30 p.m. on Friday. The stolen car was successfully recovered by the police.
The swift arrest of the two teenagers was attributed to the Metropolitan Police Department’s targeted initiative aimed at combating robberies and carjackings in specific areas of the city. The police have not released any further details regarding the incident or the charges filed against the suspects.