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12/26/08- Tyler

Dangerous Carjacking Spree Suspect Arrested

A dangerous carjacking suspect, reportedly armed with a machete has been caught and placed under arrest. Tyler Police had been searching for the man for several hours Friday afternoon.

The suspect reportedly carjacked at least three cars in Tyler Friday afternoon. One of the victims chased the suspect for awhile but lost him. The suspect wrecked the victim's truck and stole another person's BMW.

Tyler Police set up a huge perimeter Friday afternoon along South Broadway.

About 6 p.m. the suspect was caught trying to steal another person's car at 5105 South Broadway. 

Tyler police say the suspect is a tall, middle aged white man, with tattoos covering both arms. They have not yet released his name.

Fortunately, no one was hurt during this carjacking spree.

We will have the full story, with an interview from the first victim and the suspect's arrest, caught on tape, at 10 pm.

Courtney Lane, Reporting  clane@kltv.com

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