A man and woman are in custody after a carjacking in north Wichita on Thursday, Wichita police said.
A 32-year-old man said his 2006 black Chrysler 300 was taken by a stranger who pulled out a handgun and pointed it at two other people, Officer Charley Davidson said. The carjacking happened in the 2300 block of North Jackson at around 8:30 p.m. That’s near 21st and Arkansas.
Officers went to the area and found the victim’s car in the 300 block of North Waco. They arrested a 24-year-old man on suspicion of aggravated robbery, possession of narcotics, trafficking contraband into a correctional institution and two counts of aggravated assault. It wasn’t known Friday what kind of drugs he allegedly tried getting inside the jail.
A 24-year-old woman was arrested on outstanding warrants.
Davidson said that while the two groups didn’t know each other, police don’t think the carjacking was random. The investigation is ongoing.