Carjacking,Fugitive

Layton mom recounts terrifying ordeal after man carjacks vehicle with young kids inside

January 16, 2017
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You need to have the Adobe Flash Player to view this content. Please click here to continue. LAYTON, Utah -- A Layton mom is recounting the moment she was carjacked and watched as a fugitive drove off with her two young children in the vehicle. The kids are safe, ditched by the suspect minutes after the carjacking, and the suspect was caught a day later after a car chase and crash in West Valley City. On Sunday, Amber Pollard spent the afternoon in her apartment with her 7-month old baby, Julian. She laughed as little Julian made faces and noises in her lap. Pollard is a proud mom to him and her 3-year old son, Brayden. “My kids are my world and I'll do anything that I can for them,” she said. That became crystal clear on Friday, when Layton Police said 26-year old Tyler Williams—on the run from an officer—rushed up to Pollard and her boyfriend as they loaded the car, and tried to take off in it. “He was wrestling with my boyfriend, pushing him out of the way,” she recounted. “He gets in the car and he's all, ‘Cops! Cops! Cops!’ Slams the door, the door locks.” Pollard said...

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