A 16-year-old Baltimore boy is being charged as an adult in connection to a carjacking Tuesday morning in Columbia.
It happened just after 10:30 a.m. on the 5400 block of Harpers Farm Road. The victim told police he was approached by two assailants with their faces partially covered.
Police said one of the assailants produced a handgun, assaulted the victim and demanded the car.
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The victim and two other passengers got out of the car and the thieves drove off.
Officers were able to find the car nearby and arrested the 16-year-old.
The teen is facing armed carjacking, robbery, motor vehicle theft, assault and weapon violations charges.