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Third teen arrested in Phoenix Uber Eats attack that left driver traumatized

Rashad Griffis, 19, is accused of attacking and stealing an Uber Eats driver's car along with two other teens.

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Police Department has arrested a third person suspected of attacking an Uber Eats driver and carjacking him at gunpoint.

Police said Tuesday that 19-year-old Rashad Griffis was arrested on Feb. 22. Nehemiah Gee, 18, and a 13-year-old girl were also arrested two weeks ago.

The three of them allegedly demanded the driver's vehicle at gunpoint in an IHOP parking lot near 24th Street and Baseline Road around 8 p.m. on Feb. 5.

The attacked driver, Ronald Manuel said he was pistol-whipped in the head and had to receive stables.

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“The butt of the gun kept hitting my head,” he told 12 News. “The blood was just pouring out of my head."

After Gee and the 13-year-old were arrested, Manuel said he was relieved to hear about the arrests and was just thankful to be alive.

Manuel said he plans to continue working for Uber Eats, but will no longer take delivery orders at night.