He ended up giving up his jeep and the teens sped off. But the police were able to catch the young men and arrest them. One of the suspects was just 13-years-old. The cops also recovered his jeep. Rutledge was happy to get his vehicle back but is especially relieved that no one was hurt.
When reflecting on the young men who carjacked him, Rutledge seemed to be lost for words. “They didn’t have any parents to raise them to know nothing,” he said. “I don’t know.”