Three Youths Charged With Carjacking In Rockville

They are escapees from a juvenile facility.

Rockville, Md (KM) Three youths who walked away from the Regional Institute for Children and Adolescents have been charged with a carjacking in Rockville on Thursday. Montgomery County Police say the three were apprehended in Prince George’s County.

Authorities say on Thursday afternoon, a man was sitting in his parked Honda CRV in the 14800 block of Physicians Lane when the three kids approached. One suspect implied he had weapon. The carjacking scene was about one mile from the institute where the youths had walked away without authorization.

On Thursday evening, the car was located on Southview Drive in Oxon Hill with the suspects nearby. Officers from the Special Assignment Team stopped the kids and determined they were escapees from the Regional Institute for Children and Adolescents.

All three were arrested and charged with carjacking. They were returned to the custody of  the Montgomery County Department of Juvenile Services.

Kevin McManus