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Teen charged in carjacking of pregnant teacher; may have stolen other cars

Posted at 1:52 PM, Apr 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-23 17:19:37-04

A 16-year-old girl is being held without bail in the carjacking of a pregnant elementary school teacher.

Tyana Holmes and her 14-year-old sister are two of the four teenagers accused of stealing cars in the Baltimore area. According to charging documents this was at least the fourth car this group had stolen. The group used a 'ruse' to gain entry into schools, take car keys and then steal vehicles from the school's parking lots.

RELATED: Baltimore County police make 2 arrests in Friday's carjacking of pregnant teacher

On Friday, a teacher says she was assaulted and had her car stolen from the parking lot of Villa Cresta Elementary School. The charging documents reveal the teacher yelled she was pregnant and was still punched in the face several times.

The four teenagers then drove away with her iPhone, purse, and car. 

After this attack, the four allegedly went to H.O.P.E. Academy in Baltimore City and used their fake story to steal keys to a 2016 Dodge Journey and a 2007 Ford Fusion. 

Holmes and her sister were later arrested in their home on E. Federal Street in Baltimore after police found two of the four stolen cars parked on their street. There is surveillance video of Holmes in two of the schools.