Stamford police identify suspect in carjacking spree

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STAMFORD — Following the recovery of three vehicles connected to a series of carjackings on the west and east sides of Stamford, police have identified an 18-year-old suspect.

Tyssan Woods of Waterbury was arrested and charged with three counts of first-degree larceny in connection with the incidents that occurred on March 26 and March 28.

The Stamford Police Department, along with state police and Waterbury detectives, linked Woods to the carjackings after analyzing evidence from the recovered vehicles.

Additional evidence was found in Woods’ Waterbury residence on March 28, including two handguns potentially used in the carjackings, vehicle keys, and items related to burglaries in Fairfield County.

Woods is currently in custody in Waterbury.

The Stamford Police Department, in collaboration with the Stamford States Attorney’s office, is working on additional charges for Woods related to the carjackings and other crimes committed in the area.

Authorities continue to investigate and urge anyone with information to contact the Stamford Police Department at 203-977-4060.

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