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Teen accused of carjacking with airsoft gun in Ann Arbor

Zachary Scott
Zachary Scott

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Ann Arbor police said 17-year-old Zachary Scott went to the city April 6 specifically to carjack a pickup truck in the 600 block of East Washington. 

Scott is charged with carjacking, robbery armed, felony firearm, possession of stolen vehicle and felony resist and obstruct of a police officer.

Police said the teen was found armed with a black airsoft handgun in his waistband. He allegedly got into a struggle with an officer during his arrest. 

From Ann Arbor police: 

An AAPD officer assigned to the Ann Arbor Transit Authority was alerted by a staff member at the Blake Transit Center (300 block of S Fifth Ave) that a subject, later identified as Zachary Scott, was observed by a bus passenger concealing what was believed to be handgun in his waistband while riding a bus. The officer made contact with Zachary Scott and recovered a black airsoft handgun in his waistband. During this time a struggle ensued between the officer and Zachary Scott. Scott was arrested. No injuries occurred during the arrest. A subsequent search of Zachary Scott revealed two additional air soft pistols and a mask. The clothing worn my Zachary Scott, physical features and airsoft pistol resembled elements of the reported carjacking.

Detectives allege that Zachary Scott committed the carjacking and was responsible for stealing a Republic Parking pickup truck on Thursday April 6.  Based on what we have learned, it is our belief that Scott came specifically to AA to commit crime while using an airsoft handgun. 

Scott has been arraigned on the listed felony charges with bond set at $100,000. He is being held at the Washtenaw County Jail.

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