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Ypsilanti carjacking suspects taken into custody in Nebraska, car recovered


YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A woman in Ypsilanti Township had her car stolen at about 2 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Elder Street and Highland Court.

According to authorities, the victim listed her vehicle for sale on Craigslist, received a response from someone interested in the vehicle and agreed to meet at a location on First Street. The woman arrived at the agreed location and was met by the man she was in contact with and a woman.

The victim told police the man and woman asked to test drive the vehicle. During the drive, the man produced a handgun and forced the victim out of the vehicle. 

The vehicle was recovered Wednesday in Nebraska and the man and woman were taken into custody.