13-year-old arrested for carjacking

13-year-old arrested for carjacking

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A 13-year-old is believed to have carjacked someone, and later crashed the car near a home. (Source: KTVU/CNN) A 13-year-old is believed to have carjacked someone, and later crashed the car near a home. (Source: KTVU/CNN)

OAKLAND, CA (KTVU/CNN) – Police say a 13-year-old boy carjacked someone and then fled from police.

The car took out a tree as it crashed and rolled onto its side in the front yard of a home in Oakland, CA.

Police said they spotted the teenager driving the car, and he took off, leading police on a high-speed chase.

The chase didn't last long before an officer bumped the car, causing the driver to lose control.

The teen was not injured in the crash.

"I finally opened the door and the police told me what was going on," resident Asarine Smith said. "The kid is only 13 years old."

Police are looking into whether the teen was involved in two other carjacking incidents that occurred in that part of Oakland this week.

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