Suspect arrested after 2-county pursuit, Seminole County deputies say

David Flores found hiding in shed

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Deputies arrested a man in Seminole County Monday night who was driving a car involved in a carjacking case in Orange County, according to authorities.

Deputies arrested David Flores after a neighborhood search and pursuit from Orange into Seminole County.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office said it was helping Apopka Police Department with an armed carjacking case from Sunday in the area of West Eighth Street and Washington Avenue.

According to an arrest report, Flores drove into Seminole County jurisdiction in a white Chevrolet Malibu, then ditched the vehicle in the area of Riverbend Boulevard and Coveridge Lane in the Wekiva Springs area and ran off.

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Seminole County deputies were called in to assist in the search. In the end, the sheriff’s office said Orange County K9 officers found Flores inside a backyard shed.

Flores was taken into custody. The sheriff’s office says in addition to facing charges in relation to the search, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office says Flores is wanted for aggravated battery with a deadly weapon in that county.

The Apopka Police Department said the vehicle in the case matched the one that was carjacked and they were working to tie Flores to the actual crime.

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