Arrest made following carjacking

Published 6:17 pm Wednesday, August 15, 2018

A Suffolk man has been arrested on charges relating to a carjacking that happened Tuesday.

Police arrested Mycael Leon Parker, 32, early Wednesday morning on charges including carjacking and simple assault and battery, according to a city press release.

Police found a woman had been at a residence in the 100 block of St. James Ave. about 8:08 p.m. Tuesday with several known individuals. Following a verbal altercation, she was physically assaulted and forcefully removed from her vehicle when she attempted to leave, the press release stated.

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Several of the involved individuals left the scene in the car, a 2018 Hyundai Elantra, the release stated.

The vehicle was located Wednesday morning. The investigation remains ongoing, and additional arrests and charges are forthcoming, the press release stated.