Police: Elderly dementia patient found ‘unharmed’ after CT carjacking
WEST HARTFORD — An individual who authorities said carjacked a vehicle Friday morning with an elderly dementia patient inside was charged with numerous felonies after investigators found the suspect in Hartford.
It was about 11:45 a.m. when emergency calls came in about a carjacking in front of the West Hartford Post Office.
Connecticut State Police said the suspect took the vehicle, which was left running with the victim inside, and drove throughout Hartford and West Hartford before leaving the woman at a supermarket in West Hartford. She was found unharmed.
Law enforcement were able to ping a cellphone in the vehicle to a home in Hartford, where state police detectives and troopers took the suspect into custody.
The suspect, who was not immediately identified by police, was transported to West Hartford police and charged with numerous felonies. The person was held on a $250,000 bond.