Juvenile robbery suspects captured after crashing car into train

Published 6:24 pm Saturday, January 23, 2021

Two juvenile robbery suspects were captured after crashing a car into an Amtrak train while trying to flee police, authorities said.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said officers received a call just before 10 p.m. Friday about a robbery on Mont Carmel Lane.

Officers found the suspect vehicle and tried to pull it over, but the driver did not stop.

A vehicle pursuit ended when the car hit the train.

Amtrak officials said no one on the train was injured.

The two juveniles are charged with armed robbery, felony conspiracy and possession of a firearm by a minor.

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