A man is accused of injuring two children while carjacking a family on Long Island.
Nassau County Police say it happened Monday at about 7 p.m.
Police say that Ashburn Neysmith, 52, of Hempstead, jumped through the rear passenger side window of a 2013 Ford SUV being driven by a 31-year-old woman.
The woman's two children, ages twelve and six, were both inside the car at the time.
Police say that Neysmith landed on the six year old in the rear passenger side seat when he dove in. The child had a right knee injury from the impact.
Neysmith then allegedly crawled into the front passenger seat while forcing the woman out of the car. They say he attempted to drive off and the twelve year old, who was in the rear driver's side seat, tried to get out of the vehicle.
As he attempted to get out his legs were run over. He had injuries to both ankles.
A group of bystanders blocked the vehicle and held Neysmith until police arrived.
Neysmith was charged with robbery, assault and endangering the welfare of a child. He was scheduled to be arraigned on Tuesday in Hempstead.
The victims were taken to a hospital for treatment of their injuries.