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View All Articles | January 31, 2003

Carjacking Suspect Surrenders Following Chase, Standoff

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Miami-Dade County, FL – A man who took a postal worker hostage and led police on a lengthy chase surrendered peacefully. Nevia Abraham, 38, put his hands up, and walked backwards into the custody of police just after 4 p.m. Friday afternoon. Abraham had released the woman a half hour earlier.

Police chased the armed suspect in a postal truck through the streets of Miami- Dade and Broward counties for nearly two hours today.  When the truck was stopped, it was surrounded by SWAT teams and police.

The Story At A Glance:

  • Man carjacks postal truck
  • Long, slow chase ends in standoff
  • Postal worker held hostage
  • SWAT, police surround postal truck
  • Several schools lockeddown
  • Postal worker released
  • Police negotiate with carjacking suspect
  • Man surrenders peacefully

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