Isiah Pringle was arrested Friday in Hackensack.
Police said he approached adult students and their teachers as they took driving lessons in a Stop and Shop parking lot around 10:55 a.m.
They say Pringle tried to pull a female driver out of a car. When another instructor intervened, officers said Pringle grabbed a broomstick and began beating him.
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The instructor fought Pringle, jumped into his own car and drove off.
The suspect was found a few blocks away by police and taken into custody.
The instructor was not seriously injured and refused to receive medical attention.
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Pringle was charged with carjacking and possession of a weapon.
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