COCOA BEACH, Florida - A 57-year-old woman was able to escape from an attempted carjacking that occurred around 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday in downtown Cocoa Beach, Florida.
According to the Cocoa Beach Police Department, the woman was in her red 2015 Kia when two to three male subjects approached her n the Juice N' Java parking lot located at 75 North Atlantic Avenue. One of the males allegedly pointed what appeared to be a weapon/gun at her and demanded that she exit her vehicle. However, the woman was able to drive off and call 9-1-1.
Based off of the description provided provided by the Cape Canaveral woman, police located two sixteen-year-old black males a short time later in the area of Bahama Boulevard. The two juveniles, both of Cocoa, Florida, were arrested after further investigation.
One of the juveniles was charged with carjacking with a firearm and violation of probation. The other juvenile was charged with carjacking with a firearm-principle in the first degree and violation of probation. Both were transported to the Brevard County Juvenile Detention Center on a “no bond” status.
Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Cocoa Beach Police Department at 321-868- 3251.