2 teens arrested for carjacking rideshare driver in Prince George's County

Two teenagers are in custody for carjacking a rideshare driver on Monday in Prince George's County, according to police.

Prince George's County Police said the incident happened around 9:40 p.m. in the 1500 block of Belle Haven Drive in Landover.

According to investigators, the victim reported to officers that he was carjacked by two teenage suspects while giving them a ride through a rideshare service.

Police said the two suspects pulled out a gun during the ride, and demanded the vehicle. The victim, says he complied out of fear for his life.

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On Wednesday night, PGPD detectives spotted the stolen car in the 5300 block of Riverdale Road in Riverdale.

After conducting a traffic stop, the detectives discovered the two teenage suspects in the car and took them into custody.

They also found a loaded ghost gun with an extended magazine and the victim’s property in the car.

(PHOTO: Prince George's County Police Department)

Investigators identified the suspects as two males, a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old. Both are being charged as adults with armed carjacking and related firearm offenses.

Police said the incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call PGPD at 301-516-3788.