West Springfield armed carjacking suspect in custody after search in Agawam

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AGAWAM, Mass. (WWLP) – An armed carjacking suspect is in custody following a search near the Westfield River in Agawam Tuesday morning.

Agawam Police Lt. Edward McGovern told 22News the armed carjacking happened in West Springfield, but the suspect had crossed the river into Agawam.

Agawam police, West Springfield police, state police, and a Springfield police K-9 unit all became involved in the search for the suspect near Walnut Street in Agawam.

Just before 9:45 a.m., the suspect was arrested on the river bank of Walnut Street. 

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