Robbery of vehicle lands one juvenile in jail, more charges may be filed

Published 9:36 am Sunday, March 25, 2018

Beaumont police arrested a 15-year-old girl late Friday, charging her with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

The arrest was connected to a robbery in which a victim’s vehicle was taken at gunpoint at 4115 Jeanette in Beaumont.

Police said in an issued statement that the victim told police an unknown juvenile approached her, displayed a firearm and demanded her vehicle. He then took the vehicle and fled.

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Police located the vehicle 22 minutes later at the Pine Club Apartments, 5015 Pine St. A female juvenile was behind the wheel.


The juvenile was arrested but detectives will continue to investigate the incident and more charges may be filed.  The juvenile suspect was transported to Minnie Rogers and released to their custody.