At approximately 3:42 PM on Monday, January 17, 2022, officers were dispatched to the 2700 block of Leopard, reference a robbery.
Upon arrival, officers made contact with a 62-year-old female who advised that at she was getting into her vehicle, she was approached by an unknown male who used physical force to take personal items and the keys to her vehicle, the male then drove off in the victim’s vehicle. The victim sustained minor injuries.
At approximately 4:18 PM, officers were in the area of 18th Street when they observed the stolen vehicle. Upon seeing officers, the offender wrecked the vehicle and then fled on foot, he was quickly apprehended by officers.
The offender, who is a juvenile, was charged with Robbery and Evading Arrest or Detention.
The juvenile will be booked in at the Nueces County Juvenile Justice Center.