DORCHESTER, MA (WHDH) - Boston Police said they arrested a man for stealing a woman’s car after holding her at knife-point.
BPD said the initial call they received was for a reported carjacking at 12:55 a.m. at 960 Mass Ave.
The female victim was held at knife-point while the male suspect, 31-year-old Byren McGee of Dorchester, stole her car.
McGee crashed near the intersection of Mass Ave and Columbia Road, less than a mile away from where he stole the car.
Police said McGee then tried running from police and attempted climbing a fence behind the nearby KFC restaurant.
Police were able to catch up with McGee and arrest him.
He is now being charged with Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Crash Involving Personal Injury and Carjacking.
Investigators found McGee also had an outstanding warrant issued out of Dorchester District Court for Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon and Threats to Commit a Crime.
Boston EMS said the person who was taken to the hospital is expected to be OK.
This is an ongoing investigation.
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