A 16-year-old Newark boy is facing several charges after police caught him driving a vehicle that was stolen during a carjacking in Wilmington, authorities said.

The carjacking happened at approximately 3:15 p.m. Sunday at an Acme on Concord Pike, according to Senior Cpl. Jason Hatchell, a spokesman for Delaware State Police.

The 27-year-old victim was sitting in her BMW 328 when a BMW X3 SUV pulled up next to her, and two people got out and confronted her.

“One suspect confronted the victim and told her to give him the keys and not to scream. The victim observed the suspect tapping on his waistband and believed he was armed with a gun,” Hatchell said. “A second suspect then approached the victim and also demanded the victim’s purse and keys.”

The victim complied, and the two suspects drove away in her car.

Less than an hour later, troopers spotted both BMWs driving on North Market Street in Wilmington and chased them.

The driver of the stolen car – the 16-year-old Newark boy – ditched the vehicle on Pine Street and was arrested after a foot chase.

Hatchell said the boy did not match the description of the carjackers, so he was charged with receiving stolen property, disregarding a police signal, unlawful use of a payment card, driving without a license and numerous traffic offenses. He was sent to a youth detention center after failing to post $5,100 secured bond.

The BMW SUV, which had been stolen during a previous carjacking, was found abandoned.

Police are still searching for at least two other suspects, described as black men, approximately 20 years old, both wearing all black clothing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Detective Dukes with Delaware State Police Troop 2 Criminal Investigative Unit by calling 302-365-8412. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or at delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

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