A man fleeing police Sunday stole a vehicle with a woman inside in Federal Way, and crashed the car in Milton, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office.
Sheriff’s spokesman Stan Seo gave this account:
A 24-year-old man appears to have been involved in a home invasion robbery, and in the process of fleeing Federal Way police, he carjacked a Dodge Charger from outside a store at 5:30 p.m. at South 288th Street and 51st Avenue South.
The driver of the car was inside the store at the time, but a 23-year-old female passenger was still in the car. The man kidnapped her as he stole the vehicle.
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Federal Way police chased the car, which crashed at 23rd Avenue and Milton Way. No one was hurt.
Officers took the man into custody. They found the woman safe.