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Woman Carjacked After Fender Bender In Gallatin

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Posted at 8:29 AM, Feb 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-20 19:55:07-05

Police arrested two teens and a 20-year-old for allegedly carjacking a woman following a fender bender in Gallatin.

Gallatin Police officials said the victim was turning onto Devon Chase Hill from Highway 109 when her 2017 Toyota Camry was bumped from behind by another car.

The woman told authorities that two men in their early to mid 20s approached her and asked if she was okay.

When she got out of the car to look at the damage, the men jumped in her vehicle and drove away.

Police said the victim’s vehicle was last seen outbound on 386 and has a Tennessee registration number of H2557X.

The suspects’ vehicle was last seen northbound on Highway 109 toward Portland. They were in what appeared to be a gray Toyota Camry.

Monday night, officers arrested a 16-year-old Sumner County carjacker on Nashville charges of vehicle theft and unlawful handgun possession as well as charges stemming from the fender bender.

Officers located the Camry outside a home in the 3100 block of Stoneybrook Circle in Nashville. 

There were six young people standing at the vehicle, but most of them got away they saw police. 

The 16-year-old He was carrying a .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol that had been stolen during a gun store burglary in Maury County.  He also possessed the victim’s cell phone.

An 18 and 20-year-old were also arrested at the Quality Inn on Brick Church Pike. Officers found some of the woman's items from the Camry there as well.

The two men were taken to Sumner County where they will be charged.