Three youths were arrested after carjacking a woman with a child in Newark tonight, police said. Neither victim remained in the car, and neither was injured, Detective Todd McClendon said.
The incident began shortly after 7 p.m. on Hawthorne Avenue, the detective said. A short time later, officers observed the stolen vehicle at Frelinghuysen Avenue and Victoria Street and pursued it.
The three were apprehended a few blocks away on South 11th Street, McClendon said. The names and ages of the suspects, all of whom are juveniles, were not released.