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Police: Suspect in pursuit through Philadelphia was driving carjacked vehicle wanted in Pittsburgh kidnapping

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PHILADELPHIA - Authorities say a driver wanted for a road rage incident who lead police on a pursuit through Philadelphia was behind the wheel of a carjacked vehicle wanted in connection to a robbery and kidnapping in Pittsburgh.

Police Chief Inspector Scott Small told reporters that the 24-year-old driver allegedly pointed a gun at a couple while driving a Toyota Camry on the 200 block of Ann Street around 9 p.m.

The couple retained the vehicle's information, including its license plate, and contacted police about the incident. Small said officers later pulled over the car on Jasper Street in Kensington.

During the traffic stop, Small said the driver got out of the vehicle, then got back into the driver's seat and sped away. Police pursued the suspect through Kensington into Northeast Philadelphia.

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