Carjacking Suspect On the Run

Carjacking Suspect On the Run

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Jed Boal ReportingPolice continue to hunt for a teenager who carjacked a Cadillac and threatened the victims with a gun.

It started as a foot chase in the area of 4300 South Redwood Road. Police chased the 16-year-old fugitive to a parking lot where the desperate teen made a brazen move.

As the teenager ran into the parking lot a man and his girlfriend were pulling in. The driver got out of his Cadillac; police say the fugitive told the driver, 'I'm taking your car,’ and pulled out a handgun.

Carjacking Suspect On the Run

Sgt. Rosie Rivera, Taylorsville Police Department: "He was very intense...used a lot of vulgar language."

The suspect jumped into the driver's seat, pointed the gun at the woman, ordered her out of the car, and sped south on Redwood Road.

Sgt. Rosie Rivera: "He probably would have shot them. He's on the run, we know that. He knows law enforcement is after him. Right now we consider him armed and dangerous to anybody."

He's 16-year-old Lee Nam and police are looking for leads. The car is a copper or chocolate colored 1995 Cadillac with Ski Utah license number 936 LVY.

Sgt. Rosie Rivera: "They feel fortunate they weren't shot. They felt very threatened. They're glad he didn't pull the trigger on either one of them."

If you have any information on Lee Nam and where he might be, please call the Taylorsville Police.

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