Two juvenile escapees back in custody after carjacking and police pursuit

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) — Emilo Domingues and Eduardo Ruelas are back in custody after carjacking a woman at knifepoint, fleeing police when they crashed the stolen car and attempting to escape on foot.

According to the Lakewood Police Department, two male suspects carjacked a woman at knifepoint at the 7-11 on 1110 S. Pierce St. early Sunday, April 5. Officers responded at 6:50 a.m., no one was injured in the incident.

Approximately 11:28 a.m., a Lakewood agent located and attempted to stop the stolen vehicle but the drivers fled into Denver. They crashed in the area of W. 5th Avenue and Newton Street, attempted to flee on foot but were arrested by Lakewood agents and Denver Police.

The carjackers were identified as the escapees from the Mount View Youth Services Center near South Wadsworth Blvd and US HWY 285. The two escaped on the evening of April 4.

The two juveniles assaulted a staff member before escaping. The staff member was taken to the hospital. There is no further information about the injuries at this time.

Photos of the two 17-year-old males are shown below.

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