CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A New Jersey woman was sentenced to 12 years in prison Thursday after she admitted to carjacking a teen driver in an attempt to steal a baby the teen had given up for adoption.
Floribert Nava, of Wildwood, pleaded guilty in February, admitting that she used a fake gun on March 22, 2013, to carjack the then-17-year-old victim.READ MORE: Trump Says His 'Journey' Is 'Far From Being Over' In First Major Public Speech Since Leaving Office
The 48-year-old tried forcing the teen to drive her from Wildwood to Philadelphia to steal the baby from its adoptive family.
The carjacking was thwarted when the teen victim crashed into a police car on the Ben Franklin Bridge to get a police officer’s attention.READ MORE: Gov. Cuomo Agrees To Attorney General James' Demand For Legal Referral To Investigate Sexual Harassment Allegations
The victim told the court Thursday she suffers from depression and fear over the incident, The Press of Atlantic City reported.
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