A shocking story came to know that police and an eight-year-old child were involved in a chase on Tuesday in Montgomery, Alabama. Reportedly, Montgomery police arrested the 8-year-old child for carjacking and vehicle chase on Tuesday, July 11, 2023. Since this incident came to know, people have been taking over the internet and scrubbing the news articles to unfold the details of the matter. What actually happened and what were the circumstances when the child and Montgomery police were involved in a chase? Maj. Saba Coleman released a statement and explained how they got involved in a chase with an eight-year-old child. You should stick with this page and go through it till the end. Swipe down the page and take a look at the below-paced sections.
Montgomery Alabama Police Chase
According to the statement released by Montgomery Police, the child who is responsible for a carjacking and vehicle chase that happened in the morning on Tuesday, is eight years of age. Saba Coleman said Montgomery Police Officers received a call regarding a robbery in the 000 block of West Fairview Ave. at around 11 am on Tuesday. Shortly after they learned a child had carjacked at gunpoint. It was more shocking when the police learned that the child was just only 8 years old. Keep reading and know more about the incident.
Maj. Saba Coleman said police tried to stop the car in the area of East South Boulevard and Norman Bridge Road, to pull the child out of the car but he refused to stop. A pursuit between the police officers and an eight-year-old child started. The 8-year-old child crashed the car into another vehicle on West Fairview Ave. and South Court Street while fleeing. Thankfully, nobody got injured in the crash. The 8-year-old boy was pulled out of the car and taken into custody. He was detained and charged with first-degree robbery and several other charges.
The boy is now facing the charges of robbery, attempting to elude, and certain persons forbidden to possess a firearm. Montgomery Police sent him to the Montgomery County Youth Detention Facility. The police spokesperson said a gun was recovered from the child at the scene. A bystander identified as Knapp said he followed the vehicle from the crash and realized along the way that a little boy was driving. He called the police. Reportedly, the child picked up two adults on Norman Bridge Road. Stay tuned to this website for more details and further updates.