Suspects in custody after carjacking on North Clinton Ave. in Rochester


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Two separate suspects were arrested and charged after forcibly stealing a resident’s vehicle near North Clinton Avenue around 11:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Authorities say a 47-year-old male was opening his car door when a suspect approached him, forced him off the vehicle and drove away. The resident was not injured during the carjacking, according to police.

Rochester police officers located the vehicle an hour after it was stolen in the area of Lyell Avenue and North Plymouth Street.

Officials say two suspects, both residents, were arrested shortly later and charged with the following:

  • 31-year-old Dean Steiner was charged with robbery in the second and grand larceny in the forth.
  • A second suspect was given an appearance ticket for unauthorized use of a vehicle in the third.

According to investigators, Steiner will be arraigned at a later date.

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