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Nassau police investigate the scene at Harold D. (Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Nassau police investigate the scene at Harold D. Fayette School where a suspected carjacker crashed a car into a wall. (March 20, 2012)

Car crashes into wall of Harold Fayette Elementary School

An armed carjacker fleeing police crashed into the wall of a North Merrick elementary school, where officers tackled him 10 feet from a door as he fumbled for a pistol in his waistband, Nassau police said.

Police say suspect Remick Menjivar was armed with
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Police say suspect Remick Menjivar was armed with a handgun, above, when he crashed a stolen vehicle into the wall of a school. (March 21, 2012)

Remick Menjivar leaves Nassau police headquarters in Mineola.
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Remick Menjivar leaves Nassau police headquarters in Mineola. Menjivar faces charges related to a carjacking and car chase, police said. (March 21, 2012)

Nassau police investigate the scene at Harold D.
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Nassau police investigate the scene at Harold D. Fayette School where a suspected carjacker crashed a car into a wall. (March 20, 2012)

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Remick Menjivar, 18, of Freeport, has been arrested
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Remick Menjivar, 18, of Freeport, has been arrested in connection with a carjacking and car chase that ended when Menjivar crashed into the wall of a North Merrick elementary school Tuesday, police said. (March 20, 2012)

Edwin Flores is facing several charges in connection
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Edwin Flores is facing several charges in connection with a carjacking and car chase that ended when another man crashed into the wall of a North Merrick elementary school, police said. (March 21, 2012)

A Bureau of Special Operations officer on patrol
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

A Bureau of Special Operations officer on patrol spotted the stolen 2006 gray Infiniti in North Bellmore about 15 minutes after it was taken at gunpoint from its owner in Hicksville. The driver fled police and crashed into the wall of the Harold Fayette Elementary School in North Merrick, where officers tackled him, Nassau police said. (March 20, 2012)

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