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UPDATE: Zone 1 Officers Respond to Carjacking on E. Ohio Street

Date: October 12, 2022
Incident Type: Carjacking
Location: Zone 1

The vehicle was discovered overnight in New Kensington by New Kensington Police. 

Auto Squad is investigating, and it is ongoing. 

There is no one in custody related to this investigation at this time. 


Zone 1 officers responded to a reported carjacking just after 12:40 a.m. on October 12.

The victim was in his vehicle in the area of East Ohio and James Street when three juvenile actors approached. One showed a firearm and demanded the vehicle. The suspects  left with the vehicle towards Cedar Avenue. 
There were no injuries and the investigation is ongoing. 

Reporting PIO:
Amanda Mueller