Youth escapee accused of carjacking at P&S Surgery in Monroe

Updated: Jun. 10, 2021 at 9:37 PM CDT
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MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Monroe Police are investigating a carjacking at P&S Surgery Center located at 312 Grammont Street.

Police say it happened at around 5:30 a.m. on Monday, June 7, 2021. They say a male juvenile suspect physically battered and removed the victim from their car resulting in injury. The suspect then fled the area in the victim’s car.

Later in the day, police say, deputies in Grant Parish located the vehicle and suspect. After a vehicle chase, the juvenile was taken into custody.

Monroe police say the juvenile suspect who committed the carjacking was an escapee from the Swanson Correctional Center for Youth located at 4701 South Grand St. in Monroe.

The juvenile suspect was booked into the Green Oaks Detention Center for carjacking, along with additional charges from other agencies involved.

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