UPDATE: Prince William Police make arrest in carjacking incident

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PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, VA – The Prince William Police Department have arrested a man involved with a carjacking.

Police say that Jose Neftaly Canales Grandos, 23, was wanted in connection with a carjacking that happened on Friday.

The incident occurred on Friday night where officials say they responded to the Wal-Mart located at 14000 Worth Ave in Woodbridge to investigate a carjacking.

The victim, a 51-year-old man, reported to police that he returned to his vehicle in the parking lot when he was approached by an unknown man.  The suspect opened the driver’s door, pulled the victim from the vehicle, got in the vehicle and fled the area. According to officials, only minor injuries were reported.

On June 18 at approximately 1:41 a.m., officers located the vehicle traveling on Old Bridge Rd. near Rolling Brook Rd. The driver refused to stop and the officers pursued the vehicle into Fairfax County before ending the pursuit.

Police say the vehicle was eventually located by police in Washington DC,  where the driver left the vehicle and fled on foot. A front passenger was arrested without incident. Detectives determined that the front passenger was not connected to the original incident.

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