OXNARD (CBSLA.com) — Oxnard police arrested two people Saturday as suspects in a carjacking.
The suspects — identified as Oxnard residents Mario Montes and Anna Ramirez — were located just before 12:30 p.m., according to Oxnard police.
The alleged carjacking took place Saturday morning, around 7 a.m., according to authorities.
Police saw the suspects and the carjacked vehicle at a Mobil station in the 400 block of S. Victoria.
Officials said Montes tried to flee but was taken into custody.
Witnesses alerted police that during a brief foot chase they saw Montes allegedly discard a firearm.
The suspects were arrested for the carjacking as well as other narcotics-related charges.
The alleged carjacking victim was only described as “an Oxnard resident.”
If anyone has more information on this incident, you are encouraged to contact the Oxnard Police Department at (805) 385-7600.