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The Bakersfield Police Department arrested two suspects after a carjacking occurred in a parking lot Monday morning. 

At about 9:35 a.m., BPD responded to 3200 Stine road for a carjacking. Officers learned a suspect armed with a handgun had robbed a man of his car.

The car was later located in the 100 block of Bryan street. Two suspects were attempting to drive the car, but officers detained them. Police found a .40 caliber handgun inside the car. Officers determined both suspects were teenagers. 

One suspect was arrested on suspicion of carjacking, possession of a stolen vehicle and weapons violations. The other was arrested on suspicion of being in possession of a stolen vehicle and weapons violations. Both teenagers were brought to Juvenile Hall.

BPD executed a search warrant at a home on Bryant street. Officers recovered two AR-15 assault rifles and a stolen handgun. 

Alfonso Gomez, 19, was arrested at the home on suspicion of weapons-related violations and possession of stolen property. Gomez was later taken to the Kern County Jail. 

BPD is asking anyone with information to call 327-7111.

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