FDL Carjacking

A teen from Milwaukee is facing charges for a carjacking in Fond du Lac. It happened at 2:11 Wednesday morning in the Wal-Mart parking lot. The 15-year-old boy took a woman’s car keys and vehicle implying he had a gun. She was not injured. Police spotted the vehicle heading south on 1-41 near South Military Road. The State Patrol and Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Department joined in the pursuit on I-41. The 26 mile chase ended in Washington County near Highway 60 after Washington County Sheriff’s deputies got involved. The suspect’s vehicle crashed near an off ramp and he fled on foot, but was soon caught. He was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital in West Bend for medical clearance and later transported to the Fond du Lac Police Department. Fond du Lac Police are seeking robbery and stolen vehicle charges against the teen. The Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Department is referring felony eluding and endangering safety charges against him. The Wisconsin State Patrol is investigating the traffic accident.