Car-jacking in Joplin leads to crash and arrest

Car-jacking in Joplin leads to crash and arrest
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Earlier this evening, a car jacking led to a vehicle crash and a suspect’s arrest in Joplin.

Joplin Police confirm a man pulled a woman from her car in the Food 4 Less parking lot and sped away, crashing the vehicle near Parr Hill Park, fleeing the scene on foot.
The suspect was later located in a nearby neighborhood where a K-9 unit tracked him down.
The woman suffered moderate injuries and was taken to the hospital.

No names are being released at this time. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.