Bike-riding suspect arrested after attempted carjacking in St. L - KMOV.com

Bike-riding suspect arrested after attempted carjacking in St. Louis County

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ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV) – Police say a man riding a bike tried to carjack a person near Overland on Wednesday.

Authorities said a man holding a knife walked up to a parked Acura SUV near the intersection of North Warson and Maddox Place around 12 p.m. and tried to steal the victim’s car.

Police said the victim put the car in gear and drove forward while calling 911. That’s when the suspect fled behind a house.

Authorities said the suspect then came from behind the house on a bike and rode away.

Police said officers searched for the suspect and apprehended him in a park on Cote Brilliant.

Authorities said the victim was taken to the park and positively identified the suspect.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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