3 teens arrested on suspicion of armed carjacking

SEATTLE -- Three teens were arrested early Wednesday in the Central District after stealing a car at gunpoint then attempting to escape officers, according to the Seattle Police Department.

According to police, the suspects -- ages 13, 14 and 15 -- pointed a gun at a man parking his car in the Roosevelt neighborhood and demanded his keys and cellphone around 11 p.m. Tuesday.

The suspects reportedly drove off in the victim's car, which was spotted by officers near 23rd Avenue and East Fir Street around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.

According to police, the suspects attempted to escape but ended up crashing the car a mile away at 31st Avenue South and South Judkins Street.

One teen was arrested at the scene, and the other two were arrested following a search of the area. All three were booked into King County Youth Services Center for investigation of robbery.

Officers reportedly found a gun inside the car following the incident.