NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A carjacking and robbery suspect was caught by some good Samaritans in Queens Friday.
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According to police, the suspect used pepper spray to assault a cab driver before pulling him from his vehicle and driving away.
The suspect crashed into several cars and tried to run away.
Members of a nearby mosque chased the suspect down and held him until policeREAD MORE: With Injuries Piling Up Across New York City, Mayor De Blasio Is Considering Bicycles Being Required To Have License Plates
The suspect and cab driver were both taken to Jamaica Hospital for evaluation.
Charges against the suspect are pending.
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