3 suspects in custody after armed carjacking, crash in Denver

DENVER -- An armed carjacking ended in a crash early Monday morning and three suspects were taken into custody after a search, the Denver Police Department said.

The carjacking of a red Volkswagen Jetta happened at 24th and Walnut streets just before 3 a.m. in the RiNo neighborhood, police said.

The suspects fled the scene before crashing at East Fourth Avenue and Grant Street south of downtown.

The suspects were able to get out of the vehicle and flee the crash scene.

Police set up a perimeter in the area, extending from East Second to East Sixth avenues and from Logan to Lincoln streets.

Dogs were brought in to search the area and the suspects were found near East Third Avenue and Lincoln Street and taken into custody about 5 a.m.

Police did not say if there were any injuries.