PD: Carjacker steals, crashes 2 vehicles in Phoenix and Glendale

GLENDALE, AZ - Authorities have arrested a man who led police on a chase through Phoenix and Glendale after he allegedly broke into four homes.

Glendale police say the 35-year-old man was unarmed when officers arrested him Monday night.

But police say they found a gun in the stolen car the suspect was allegedly was driving before he got the car stuck and fled on foot.

Police say the incident began with a carjacking Monday afternoon in west Phoenix, followed by three home invasions in the area.

Police say the suspect allegedly entered a fourth home, found keys and fled in the resident's car before he was arrested.

One witness says he saw the suspect running through the neighborhood before he knocked over a young girl riding her scooter.

Julia Laneville, 10, says she noticed the man before he shoved her. "I just thought he was my best friend's friend," she said.

She goes on to say, "He shoved me and I rang the bell on my scooter. I fell an my hip hurts and my arm hurts."

Julia's mother Kimberly Laneville says multiple neighbors ran after the suspect until police cut off his escape routes.

The suspect was being held Tuesday on suspicion of numerous charges and authorities didn't immediately know if he had a lawyer yet.

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