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18-year old faces charges after carjacking Thursday night

Posted at 7:53 AM, Jan 18, 2019

COLORADO SPRINGS – An 18-year-old is in jail after a carjacking and police chase in Colorado Springs Thursday night.

Officers were called to the 1200 block of Potter Dr. concerning a possible carjacking. Police say two men approached a woman with a weapon, demanded her purse and keys and drove away in her car.

A short time later, police saw the car on S. Circle Dr. and tried to pull the car over. The driver led police on a brief chase before the two men jumped out of the car and ran off. 18-year old Isaiah Morris was taken into custody and the other suspect got away. A gun was found in the car during the investigation.