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Two men arrested for carjacking teen in school parking lot

Posted at 11:13 PM, Jan 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-31 23:13:46-05

A high school student was the victim of an armed robbery in a Baltimore City College parking lot and on Tuesday Baltimore City Police said they arrested the men responsible.

Police said 19-year-old Kevin Flythe and 17-year- old Kevin McConnell took the student's car, money, and took off.

The young man who was a victim of this unexpected carjacking was not much older then Medina Whites son who goes to the same high school.

"It kind of results as a lack of resources in our surrounding communities," said White. "A lot of these children who are just lurking, that's a sense of boredom. I think it's something that needs to be addressed in the city of more after school resources," said White.

It's the same lot that Sheila Reed parks in often waiting to pick up her grandson.

"I'm nervous, I'm very nervous I am back in the back parking lot quite a bit to pick him up," said Reed. "To know that someone is lurking and carjacking it's just a dangerous world, dangerous city."

A week later police spotted the stolen vehicle. The suspects tried to take off on foot when caught by officials but were arrested.

The school sent a letter home to parents letting them know security will be upped during that time of day. The parents talked to ABC2 said the school was proactive in handling the situation.

Flythe and McConnell have been charged with assault, robbery, and theft.