NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A carjacking and robbery suspect was caught by some good Samaritans in Queens Friday.

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It happened at 75-03 Glenmore Avenue.

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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 police

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The suspect and cab driver were both taken to Jamaica Hospital for evaluation.

Charges against the suspect are pending.


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