‘I fell for it’: Father and son carjacked in SE Portland – KPTV


It was a terrifying night for a father and his teenage son. Portland Police Bureau officers say around 8:15 p.m. on Thursday, the two were carjacked by a group of teenagers at Southeast 117th Avenue and Alder Street.

Sean Connolly tells FOX 12 he and his son are doing OK, but are not ready to go on camera.

Connolly says he fell for it – the classic, someone waving in the middle of the street to get the driver’s attention. But, he says he never expected to be threatened with a gun and watch as three teenagers drove his car out of sight. 

Neighbors say the area is quiet.

“Friendly, it feels safe. There’s a lot of families with kids,” said Orion Lumiere, who has lived around the area for several years. “It doesn’t feel like the kind of place there…

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