Suspect arrested hours after South Boston carjacking

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SOUTH BOSTON, Va. (WFXR) — A suspect in a Wednesday carjacking morning in South Boston was arrested several hours after the incident.

According to the South Boston Police, the Halifax County emergency call center received a call on Feb. 26, at 7:57 a.m. from a 53-year-old man reporting that a young male brandished a firearm and stole his 2006 Jeep on Hupps Mill Plaza.

Police found the suspect near the vehicle around 1:30 p.m. on Boyd Street, police said.

The vehicle was wrecked, according to law enforcement.

The suspect, Ryan Carter, was arrested and charged with carjacking and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Carter is held at the Halifax Adult Detention Center without bond.

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