Man arrested in Largo attempted carjacking

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. -- A suspect who was on the run for nearly five days following an attempted carjacking at the 7-Store at 5860 Roosevelt Boulevard has been placed under arrest.

Largo Police said that John Jorgenson, 29, was located in Clearwater Thursday and arrested for trying to steal a 2008 Kia sedan from the convenience store parking lot on October 8. 

The driver had left the car running and his 16-year-old son stayed behind in the vehicle when Jorgenson opened the driver's door and attempted to drive away.

The driver witnessed Jorgenson open the door and was able to stop the suspect, who fled the scene

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