Belleville Hijack Suspect Charged

BELLEVILLE, IL (KMOX) – A Fairview Heights Illinois man is charged with attempting to hijack a vehicle on the parking lot of an Eckert’s Store.

Charged  with one count of Attempted vehicular hijacking and vehicular invasion is Joseph Sudja.  He is being held on $500,000 bond.

It was in November that Sudja allegedly attempted to hijack a motorist at the Eckert’s Store at 951 South Greenmount Road in Belleville.

Police say they arrested Sudja after examining forensic evidence.   Sudja will be arraigned Tuesday morning.


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