BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — One man is under arrest after carjacking a woman and her young daughter at gunpoint Thursday afternoon in Central Bakersfield, according to a news release from the Bakersfield Police Department.

Around 2:30 p.m. Bakersfield Police Department officers reported to a call of a carjacking in progress in the 800 block of 4th Street, just north of Brundage Lane. Their investigation revealed that a woman and her young daughter were carjacked at gunpoint. The suspect then fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle.

A short time later, officers said they found Aaron Vazquez, 18, driving the victim’s vehicle in the 2800 block of Landco Drive, just north of Rosedale Highway.

Vazquez was taken into custody after a short scuffle with officers. He was found in possession of a realistic looking BB gun. He was then transported and booked into the Kern County Jail for carjacking, willful cruelty to a child and resisting law enforcement with violence.

The suspect is scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 5.