Three teens steal car from city mayor at gunpoint

Jermine Jacques Horne (right) and Demarcus Paige 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) The mayor of a city was shocked to see three armed teens approaching him and demanding that he hand over the keys to his car to them, according to police in Florida.

Sanford police said that they have arrested 18-year-old Jermine Jacques Horne and 17-year-old Demarcus Paige, after they were accused of stealing the car belonging to Mayor Jeff Triplett.

The third suspect is still at large. Horne was charged with armed carjacking, aggravated assault and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday, outside the mayor’s home.

Triplett was standing in front of his house on Chapman Avenue, when three men approached him. Two of them pointed guns at him and stole his car keys.

The thieves also stole his wallet before they left the scene with his Mercedes.