Suspected Car Thieves Arrested in Sunnyside

Tri-Cities

A man and teenage girl, suspects in two car thefts that took place last week in Yakima, are now in custody.

Yakima Police say two robberies took place last week, one at the Valley Mall on Tuesday and the other on the Wednesday in the 600 block of West Yakima Avenue. Both vehicles were taken when the suspects threatened the driver at knifepoint.

A 19-year-old man and a 14-year-old girl were arrested in Sunnyside. Both suspects have been booked for two counts of 1st degree robbery.