UPDATE: Suspect Identified in East Rockford Carjacking

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The man arrested in Thursday’s attempted carjacking has been identified.

He is Daniel Metzger, 33, of Burlington, Wisconsin.


A woman is safe and a suspect in custody after police say he attempted to grab her and take her vehicle.

It happened in the parking lot of Panchero’s on Perryville Road around 7 p.m. Thursday. Police say a bystander helped push the man off the victim. 

The suspect took off, but after a brief foot chase with police, was taken into custody.

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