Two carjacking suspects were arrested after a short pursuit in Palmdale Monday.

The two suspects allegedly carjacked a Lexus in the 3300 block of Fairfield Avenue, near Joshua Park, about 2:30 p.m., according to the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station watch commander, who said he believed the suspects used a firearm.

Deputies spotted the stolen vehicle and pursued it to the intersection of Division Street and Kimberly Lane, the watch commander said.

A news videographer at the scene said the high-speed pursuit lasted about 10 minutes and ended in a crash. It was not immediately clear if anyone was injured.

The two suspects were taken into custody, according to the watch commander.


By Arlene Huff

Arlene Huff is the founding member of Golden State Online. Before that She was a general assignment reporter. A native Californian, she graduated from the University of California with a degree in medical anthropology and global health. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

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