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Pizza delivery driver carjacked on Syracuse’s North Side, police say

Syracuse, NY — A pizza delivery driver was carjacked Monday night while making a delivery on the city’s North Side, police said.

At about 10:20 pm, the 30-year-old woman was at the 1100 block of Butternut Street when she was attacked by several people, said Lt. Matthew Malinowski, a spokesman for the Syracuse Police Department.

The attackers stole her SUV and several personal items, he said.

According to initial Onondaga County 911 Center dispatch reports, the stolen SUV was a gray 2014 Kia ​​Sorrento.

The woman initially told 911 dispatchers about five or six people wearing dark-colored hoodies stole her SUV.

Police later found the stolen SUV in the 100 block of East Borden Avenue with several people inside, Malinowski said. They ran away on foot, but two were later found and arrested, he said.

A 15-year-old boy was charged with robbery, unauthorized use of a vehicle, criminal possession of stolen property and fleeing from police.

A 14-year-old girl was charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle.

The woman who was robbed was treated at the scene and released, Malinowski said.

The Syracuse Police Department asks anyone with information about the carjacking to call them at 315-442-5222.

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