Carjacking Suspects Allegedly Lead Paramus NJ Police on High-Speed Pursuit, Get Away
Paramus police are looking for two men accused of committing a carjacking at a local golf store and then eluding police in a high-speed pursuit on the Garden State Parkway.
According to police, a 50-year-old Upper Saddle River man was a customer at the PGA Supercenter, a golf store on Route 17 in Paramus, New Jersey. As the victim got into his car, which was parked in the store parking lot, the two suspects allegedly approached him and order him to exit the vehicle.
Since one of the suspects reportedly implied that he had a gun, the victim complied with the suspects’ demand to get out of his car.
The suspects also allegedly told the victim to give them his cell phone.
After taking the victim’s car and phone, the suspects allegedly fled the scene and drove down Route 17.
When Paramus police were notified of the theft, they began pursuit. One Paramus police officer attempted to bring the vehicle to a stop as it entered the Garden State Parkway. Unfortunately, the officer was unsuccessful; a high-speed chase followed. The suspects eventually got away in the area of the Essex Toll Plaza and exit 149.
The good news is that the victim was not hurt in the alleged carjacking incident.
Paramus police are actively investigating the incident. Police are currently looking for the stolen vehicle, which is a 2015 Mercedes Benz S550. Anyone who has information about the whereabouts of the vehicle or the suspects has been asked to call investigators at 201-262-3400.
For additional information, see the NJ.com article entitled “Cops: Two Suspects Carjack Upper Saddle River Resident, Elude Paramus Police.”