The Peachtree City Police Department announced Thursday that an arrest had been made in the May 19 carjacking that occurred at Suntrust Bank in south Peachtree City.
According to a press release, Jaheim Davon Lassiter, 17, of Jonesboro, was taken into police custody in South Fulton County and charged with aggravated assault, hijacking a motor vehicle first degree, and possession of a firearm during commission of certain crimes.
Peachtree City Police Department spokesperson Matt Myers said the incident started at 8:19 p.m. May 19 when the teenager rolled up to an ATM machine in a white BMW at the SunTrust bank in the Wilshire Pavilion Shopping Center in south Peachtree City.
Myers said the teenager was immediately accosted by a black male with a gun who told him to leave the keys in the car.
The gun-toting suspect, along with two other black males jumped into the BMW, abandoning the truck they arrived in, and headed down Ga. Highway 74.