Carjacking Suspect Stops To Ask News Crew For Directions

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Cleveland (AP) Sometimes reporters have to really go digging for a story, but in Ohio, the story came to them.

Police say a carjacking suspect stopped during the crime to ask a television news crew for directions. WOIO-TV newswoman Shannon O'Brien and photographer Eric Walls were doing a sidewalk report on bank problems when the passenger in a car asked for directions to a bank.

The driver signaled he was being held at gunpoint

The news crew called police and followed the car until officers caught up. Police say the suspect was carrying a loaded handgun.
He man was arraigned Thursday and ordered held on $50,000 bond.

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