Anchorage police arrest suspect in armed carjacking
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Anchorage police have detained a suspect in an armed carjacking.
A man at 5:45 a.m. Friday pulled a gun on a female employee of the Alaska Native Medical Center in the hospital’s parking lot. The suspect drove off in her car.
The suspect was spotted driving recklessly on a busy eastside street, Boniface Parkway. He lost control of the car, crossed the centerline and crashed into another vehicle. The driver was injured and transported to a hospital.
The suspect fled on foot.
Police brought in a SWAT team and a police dog. Police found the suspect hiding behind a boat, and when he refused to surrender, he was subdued by the police dog, Alex.
The suspect was treated for a dog bite and taken in for questioning.
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