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Three arrested in University City carjacking

Ellis, Henderson and Johnson Ellis, Henderson and Johnson

Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department have charged Mark O'Brian Ellis, 17, Jacinto Elroy Henderson, 16, and Daterrious Daquan Johnson, 18, with robbery with a dangerous weapon for their involvement in a carjacking case. 

On Monday, January 21, patrol officers were dispatched to a robbery from person call for service that occurred in the 9900 block of John Redford Road, according to a release from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

The victim stated he was visiting a friend and upon leaving, he entered his vehicle before he was approached by a suspect armed with a gun.  The suspect ordered the victim to exit the vehicle and to get on the ground.  The victim complied and at that time was approached by a second suspect who removed his cell phone and wallet before the suspects took off in the victim's car with a third suspect.

Information and evidence gathered during the investigation identified Ellis, Henderson and Johnson as the individuals involved in the carjacking.  All three suspects have been charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon. Anyone with additional information concerning this case and or these suspects is asked to call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 704.334.7600.  To learn more about subscribing to the new Crime Stoppers mobile app, please visit the website at

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