K9 officer helps capture carjacker

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COLORADO SPRINGS– Two people were taken into custody after stealing a vehicle and attempting to evade Colorado Springs Police, Sunday morning around 8:50 a.m.

CSPD arrived to the area of Mallard Drive near Highway 24 and Chelton in Colorado Springs on a report of a stolen car.

They found a man and a woman sleeping inside and instructed them to exit the car.

The man, Kyle Lamont, attempted to drive away. Lamont drove a short distance before abandoning the car with the female, according to police.

The female was taken into custody. A K9 unit made contact with the male suspect who was also taken into custody.

Lamont was taken to the hospital for a non-life threatening bite to his lower leg.

Police say Lamont was wanted on several felony and misdemeanor warrants.

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