PITTSBURGH - Two women's cars were stolen in two separate carjacking incidents overnight.
One person was taken into custody early Monday morning in Pittsburgh after police stopped a car that was stolen during a carjacking Sunday night, authorities said.
The carjacking was reported about 10:30 p.m. Sunday at Stayton and Rancheria streets in the city’s Marshall-Shadeland neighborhood.
Authorities said the victim was stopped at a stop sign when two young men threatened her with a gun and made her get out of the car.
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Port Authority police spotted the stolen car about 12:30 a.m. Monday in downtown Pittsburgh, officials said. They stopped the car at Arlington and East Warrington avenues in the city’s Allentown neighborhood.
Taylor Wyley-Jones, the woman driving the car, was taken into custody when the vehicle was stopped, police said. She claimed that friends had given her the car a short time before and she did not know it was stolen.
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