Austin Scott
Photo: Cobb County Sheriff's Office
Photo: Cobb County Sheriff's Office

1 arrested, 2 sought in connection with carjacking in NE Atlanta

Police are looking for the men who allegedly carjacked a college student and robbed her at gunpoint in northeast Atlanta, Channel 2 Action News reported. 

Austin Scott, 17, was arrested in connection with the incident, which happened Saturday night on Edgewood Avenue in the Inman Park neighborhood. Police are still looking for two other suspects. 

The 22-year-old student told Channel 2 she had spent the day at the Beltline when the incident occurred. 


She returned to Edgewood Avenue where her SUV was parked about 9 p.m., she said. 

That’s when three men spotted her alone, robbed her, demanded her keys and drove off in her vehicle, Channel 2 reported. 

“I was just like, ‘I can’t believe they didn’t kill me,’” she told the news station. 

Her car was found in Cobb County on Tuesday after police saw two men running away from it. One of the suspects got away, but Scott was taken into custody. 

Scott was booked in the Cobb County Adult Detention Center, where he remains on a $16,720 bond, according to jail records. He is charged with willful obstruction of a law enforcement officer and felony theft by receiving stolen property. 

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 404-577-8477 or online at Tips can be sent anonymously and information that leads to an arrest and indictment in this investigation can earn tipsters up to $2,000.

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