SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) -- A 17-year-old has been arrested and charged with armed carjacking among other violations, police said.
Leroy Brown of the 3000 block of Whispering Pines Drive in Aspen Hill followed a 62-year-old victim to his car, held a steak knife to his throat, demanded his wallet and then fled with his car. This incident occurred on August 12 at a public parking garage located at 1000 Spring Street, police said.
When police located the vehicle, the suspect tried to run away. He was then tracked down and arrested with the help of a K-9 unit, police said.
Brown has been charged with armed carjacking, armed robbery, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, second degree assault, and attempting to elude a police officer by fleeing on foot, police said.