At approximately 8:37 pm, Monday, June 13, the Golden Valley Police Department received a call of a carjacking at the Speedway gas station at 1930 Douglas Dr N, Golden Valley. The 16-year-old victim reported while she was pumping gas with her 14-year-old sister sitting in the vehicle, two teenage boys approached her vehicle. One of the boys displayed a handgun and demanded she hand over the keys for the vehicle, a 2018 Lexus RX. The two victims did not suffer any physical injuries.
Within two hours, the vehicle was found in Bloomington with assistance from Bloomington Police and the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.
In addition to recovering the vehicle, officers recovered a handgun and detained four teenagers, including one identified as the suspect who brandished the handgun and demanded the keys from the victim. The 15-year-old white male suspect from Buffalo, MN, has been arrested, and charges will be filed with the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.