On March 8, 2023, at approximately 1:30 p.m., officers responded to the 4000 block of O’ Neal Avenue for a report of a carjacking.
Officers spoke with the victim who told them two males arrived and one of the males threatened him with a weapon and stole his sport utility vehicle. Officers checked the area and saw the vehicle being driven near the 1100 block of west Northern Avenue. Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop, but the driver refused to stop. Officers pursued the vehicle, and the vehicle crashed near the intersection of Portland Avenue and River Avenue.
Two juveniles ran from the crashed vehicle and after a short foot pursuit, both were taken into custody without incident.
This is an active and ongoing investigation. Updates will be released when they become available.
If anyone has information about this incident, you are encouraged to contact the Pueblo Police Department Communication Center at (719) 553-2502. If you would like to remain anonymous, contact Pueblo Crime Stoppers at (719) 542-STOP (719-542-7867) or www.pueblocrimestoppers.com. If your information leads to a felony arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.
The information contained in this press release is based on preliminary information available at the time of its drafting. The Pueblo Police Department’s understanding of this incident may change as additional evidence is collected, analyzed, and reviewed. The purpose of this press release is to provide timely information to the public. In consideration of the foregoing, please be advised that any statements expressed herein are subject to change at any time.