Man Indicted in Brockton, Massachsuetts, Carjacking

Jose Robles was indicted on four charges

A Taunton man was indicted on charges for carjacking a car and robbing two women in Brockton, Massachusetts, at gunpoint.

According to the district attorney's office, Jose Robles, age 33, was indicted on one count of Armed Carjacking, one count of Armed Robbery, one count of Attempted Armed Robbery, and one count of Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle.

On February 16, Brockton Police and the Massachusetts State Police responded to a report of a carjacking at 200 Westgate Drive in Brockton.

The victim told officers she pushed the unlock button on her car key and walked towards the car with her mother and infant daughter when she noticed a male sitting in the drivers seat.

The man, later identified as Jose Robles, told the victim he accidentally entered the wrong car then exited.

The victim began buckling her child into the car seat when Robles told her he was going to take the car and instructed her to take the child out of the car seat.

Robles pulled back his coat to reveal a firearm then sped off with the car with the woman's purse inside.

Police put out a description of the car, a Toyota Camry and pursued Robels to Stoughton where he crashed the car.

He attempted to run from officers but was caught.

The gun was later determined to be a BB gun.

Robles is being held without bail and will be summonsed to superior court for arraignment on the charges.

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