Cocoa Beach Police Officers Arrest Two Juvenile Suspects for Battery After Carjacking Attempt

By  //  April 23, 2024

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Cocoa Beach Police Officers apprehended two juvenile males in connection with a carjacking and battery incident that occurred late Saturday afternoon, April 20, at about 3:40 p.m. “The suspects, whose identities are being withheld due to their age, were taken into custody at the beach end of South 3rd Street following an investigation into the reported crime,” according to a Cocoa Beach police official.

BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA – Cocoa Beach police officers apprehended two juvenile males in connection with a carjacking and battery incident that occurred late Saturday afternoon, April 20, at about 3:40 p.m.

“The suspects, whose identities are being withheld due to their age, were taken into custody at the beach end of South 3rd Street following an investigation into the reported crime,” according to a Cocoa Beach police official.

According to reports, one suspect entered the vehicle from the passenger side after observing the owners/victims exit the vehicle and walk toward the back trunk area.

The suspect then quickly moved to the driver’s side, shifted the vehicle in gear, and attempted to drive off.

The owners/victims quickly reacted and prevented the suspect from driving away by grabbing the suspect’s arm. The second suspect then intervened and began battering the victims.

According to police, despite sustaining minor injuries during the altercation, the victims successfully defended their property.

Cocoa Beach Police commend the bravery and quick thinking of the victims, whose actions prevented further harm and facilitated the apprehension of the suspects.

Anyone who may have information pertinent to this case is urged to contact the Cocoa Beach Police Department at 321-868-3251.

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