Two male suspects were arrested who stole a Honda Accord in Palmdale.
On 08-19-19, at approximately 9:50 p.m., Palmdale Station deputies responded to the 38000 block of 20th Street East in Palmdale regarding an armed carjacking. Responding deputies were advised by the victim that two male suspects dressed in dark clothing and armed with a silver semiautomatic handgun stole his 1991 Honda Accord and drove southbound on 20th St E.
Press Release: LASD Approximately one hour later, Palmdale deputies located the stolen Honda Accord driving southbound on 20th St E. Almost immediately, the suspects abandoned the vehicle in a driveway on 20th Street East, and fled on foot in opposite directions, north and south. A large containment was immediately set up, between 20th Street East/Avenue R-4, and 17th Street East/Avenue R-8. With an LASD airship and Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB) K-9 unit on scene to assist, search efforts located both suspects within the containment and they were arrested without incident. An article search was conducted, but the firearm was not located and is still outstanding. Both suspects were identified as 14 year old male juveniles. The subjects were detained at Palmdale Sheriff Station and charged with carjacking 215(a) PC. This is an ongoing investigation. There are no further details at this time. LA Crime Stoppers: Partner to prevent or report crime by contacting your local Sheriff’s station. If you wish to remain anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), using your smartphone by downloading the “P3 MOBILE APP” on Google play or the App Store, or using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org *Text & Email, Register for LASD Nixle messages: To receive more detailed, up-to-date information via E-MAIL and/or TEXT directly from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD), sign up for "Nixle" alerts at http://www.Nixle.com and register for "LASD – Headquarters Newsroom (SHB), Los Angeles County Sheriff" AND your local LASD station area. Or, to receive URGENT TEXT ALERTS ONLY, text your zip code to 888777. Standard text messaging rates may apply depending on your calling plan.
Deputy Ronald SneedPublic Information DeputyPalmdale Sheriff Station750 E Avenue Q, Palmdale CA661-272-2587 Website: http://www.lasd.org Alex Villanueva, Sheriff Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department