PARAMUS - A Connecticut man is hospitalized after police say he carjacked a Mercedes and stole a police cruiser in northern New Jersey.
It all began around 3:30 p.m. Sunday in Englewood Cliffs as 22-year-old Sereymanta Kong was lying in a street. Police say a woman stopped her car and called for help for the man.
Police say Kong got up and stole the woman's Mercedes, forcing her two kids from the car.
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Police gave chase through several towns before officers got out to corral the man. Authorities say Kong got into a struggle with officers and somehow was able to steal a police cruiser.
The chase went through several more towns before ending in Paramus.
Police say at least five officers were injured.
It's unclear if Kong has a lawyer.