Dothan Teen Arrested in Carjacking and Attempt Murder Charges

A 17 year-old boy is facing attempted murder charges after he carjacked and severely beat a 62-year-old man.

The incident took place on South Oates Street where the victim was test driving a car.

The suspect approached the man and forced him at gun point to drive to the 1000 block of Jonathan Street.

Once there, the suspect attacked the man, trying to slash his eyes with a knife.

The victim was then badly beaten.

The suspect fled in the stolen car.

The teenager also faces first degree robbery and kidnapping charges.

The victim was taken to the hospital and police say they will release more information when it becomes available.

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