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Carjacking suspect crashes during police pursuit in Broward

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Officers arrested a carjacking suspect on Thursday in Broward County after a pursuit that ended with him crashing into a pole and cutting a neighborhood’s power.

According to Fort Lauderdale Police, a carjacking originated out of Pompano Beach containing one person inside of the vehicle.

Police say the suspect led Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies and police on a chase before the suspect bailed out of a white sedan.

That person has been taken into custody at the bailout scene near the 600 block of N.W. 16th Avenue.

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Roy Ramos joined the Local 10 News team in 2018. Roy is a South Florida native who grew up in Florida City. He attended Christopher Columbus High School, Homestead Senior High School and graduated from St. Thomas University.

Nicole Lopez-Alvar is a Miami-born and raised journalist and TV personality covering South Florida and beyond for Local10.com.