BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A driver was robbed at gunpoint Monday in Titusville by a 16-year-old, according to police.
The teen was arrested on charges of armed carjacking, robbery with a gun, aggravated fleeing and alluding and operating a motor vehicle without a license.
Titusville police said the teen stole the victim’s 2017 Dodge Journey at gunpoint after the victim offered him and an another man a ride.
Police said the stolen vehicle was spotted by officers around 4 p.m. in the area of Hamilton Avenue and Harrison Street.
Investigators said officers attempted a traffic stop, but the teen did not comply and drove away.
Officers said within seconds the teen crashed into a Nissan Altima at the intersection of South Park Avenue and South Street.
A gun suspected of being used to commit the armed carjacking was recovered by investigators inside the stolen Dodge Journey, according to police.