Carjacking at Beachwood Place Mall triggers high-speed police chase on I-271

Carjacking at Beachwood Place Mall triggers high-speed police chase on I-271
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BEACHWOOD, Ohio (WOIO) - Three suspects carjacked a man in a Beachwood Place Mall parking garage on Tuesday night, then led police on a high-speed chase.

However, out of concern for drivers’ safety, the pursuit was called off and the suspects slipped away on I-271.

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Beachwood Police Chief Gary Haba told 19 News it was “extremely likely that the victim was targeted specifically, and was not chosen at random.”

Haba also said a gun may have been used in the carjacking.

The victim was not injured, and police are investigating.

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