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Chapel Hill Police investigate armed carjacking on North Columbia Street

<p>Jason Bellavance has been a Chapel Hill Police Officer for 15 years.</p>
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Jason Bellavance has been a Chapel Hill Police Officer for 15 years.

Chapel Hill Police responded to a report of a carjacking on North Columbia Street at 4:49 a.m. Wednesday, June 12. 

Jahquez Mitchell, a 17-year-old from Greensboro, was charged with a felony robbery with a dangerous weapon, felony larceny of a vehicle and misdemeanor resisting public officer. The Chapel Hill Police department said in a police report they are still investigating and looking for other suspects.

The victim said multiple people approached her with one displaying a gun. The group then forced her to give them her vehicle. 

The suspects fled in two vehicles, according to the press release. The suspects then fled on foot. 

It was determined that the second vehicle, which has been recovered by the Durham Police, was reported stolen out of Durham. 

Mitchell is being held on a $125,000 secured bond. 

If you have information about the incident, Chapel Hill Police ask you to contact the department at 919-968-2760. You can also call Crime Stoppers at 919-942-7515.


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