POLICE: 4 kids taken into custody for armed carjacking in Soulard

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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - St. Louis Police are investigating an armed carjacking that happened in Soulard on Thursday.

Four children, ranging in age from 10- to 15-years-old are in juvenile custody.

The victim tells police that after she got out of her car at 13th and Barton Streets, she was pushed to the ground from behind. One of the suspects pointed a gun at her and took her keys. The four boys got into her vehicle and drove off.

After a brief police chase, the suspects abandoned the vehicle near Indiana Avenue and Utah Street. They were caught by police and a firearm was recovered.

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