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JUST IN: Armed suspect in Groveton carjacking arrested after police chase

Police stop a stolen Chevy Tahoe on the Capital Beltway (via FCPD/Twitter)

(Updated at 3:40 p.m.) A carjacking in Groveton led to a police pursuit that concluded near the Capital Beltway this morning, Fairfax County police say.

Fairfax County Police Department officers have arrested an individual who they believe is responsible for a carjacking that occurred this morning at the intersection of South Kings Highway and Woodstone Place.

When the officers located the stolen vehicle, they were led on a chase along I-95/I-495, according to the department.

Charges are now pending for the suspect, who was armed, police said. The man had carjacked a Honda in D.C. before traveling to Fairfax County and taking the Chevy Tahoe that was involved in the pursuit.

“Officers remain on scene and are working to clear the roadway,” the FCPD said.

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