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D.C. carjacking victim locates car after P.G. police chase

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WASHINGTON (WJLA) - A North Potomac woman who has asked us not to identify her, is the recent victim of a D.C. carjacking.

"He just grabbed my arm and he said, 'Get out of the car,'" she describes.

The carjacking occurred Monday in Northwest Washington on Biltmore Street, right after she had just met with a client.

"I've been to that address before several times, and it has always been a pretty safe place," she says.

But this time, two men dragged her out of her car -- as the bruises on her body show – though she didn’t let them get away without a fight:

"I remember pushing them with my elbow, and I kicked them hard. They both came around on my side, and they pulled on my legs, and threw me out of the car."

She did see her BMW again on Tuesday though -- on the news.

Witnesses watched as police say two 15-year-old suspects led them on a chase on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. It ultimately ended here in this ditch in Landover Hills.

One suspect was caught right away, while the other was tracked to a nearby Taco Bell. A park police officer broke his ankle chasing one of the suspects, and had to be taken away on a stretcher.

This was one of a series of recent carjackings, and is not the only one that resulted in a police chase and eventual crash.

"I'm glad that I got out of this whole thing healthy, and I'm here, because it could have been a lot worse," the victim says.

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