Teen in Custody After String Crimes in Fort Sanders

A 13-year-old is in custody and others are sought after a crime spree through the Fort Sanders area Saturday night.

KPD got the first call around 9:30 near Cumberland Avenue and 11th Street. Someone was shooting pedestrians with a BB gun out of a stolen Honda Accord. Over the next hour an armed robbery and three attempted carjackings were reported. Police spotted a suspect matching the description and initiated a foot pursuit.

The teen was apprehended and positively identified by victims. He’s facing five counts of Aggravated Assault, Armed Robbery, and two counts of Attempted Carjacking.

The Honda has since been recovered. Police are still investigating.

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