According to authorities, a Lowell man who was being arraigned for a carjacking attempt, managed to escape from Lowell District Court on Thursday afternoon and carjack another vehicle. The Lowell man is facing charges of escape, carjacking, larceny of a motor vehicle, operating to endanger, and operating with a revoked license at his second arraignment.
The Lowell Sun is reporting that the man, who was wearing a leg cast and hospital gown, escaped in handcuffs after being held without bail. The second carjacking involved a 1996 red Ford Explorer from a man in the parking lot of the Auto Zone on Church Street.
The first carjacking took place on when the man allegedly stalked a woman, stole her car, and then led police on a high-speed chase which ended when the car rolled over. In the most recent attempt, the suspect was arrested around 20 minutes after his escape when he was found hiding under a trailer.
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