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Car Found After Luzerne County Carjacking

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP -- Police say they have found the car stolen in a carjacking at a mall in Luzerne County.

The vehicle was discovered around midnight near Hazleton, but police have not found the driver.

Investigators say a 15-year-old boy was sitting in the passenger side of the running car in the parking lot of the Wyoming Valley Mall when a man yanked him out of the vehicle by his throat and drove off.

It happened around 3 p.m. Monday.

Police say the driver also struck a pickup truck on Kidder Street as he tried to get away.

The teenager was not hurt in the attack.


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