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Deputies: Man carjacks FedEx truck, barricades himself inside home


KISSIMMEE, Fla. – A Kissimmee man ordered a FedEx driver out of his truck and then stole the vehicle, according to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office.

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The victim told deputies that Jonathan Torres, 24, approached him Tuesday near Sandalwood Drive and demanded that he get out of the truck. The FedEx employee said he complied because Torres was acting irrationally and he feared for his safety, according to a news release.

Torres drove the delivery truck around the neighborhood for about 10 minutes, deputies said. Witnesses thought he had barricaded himself inside a home, so deputies treated the incident as a standoff situation.

About three hours later, deputies entered the home with a warrant and realized Torres was not inside, the release said.

Deputies later located and arrested Torres.

Jonathan Torres.
Jonathan Torres.

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