By: KDKA-TV News Staff
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (KDKA) — New Castle police arrested a man accused of carjacking an 82-year-old woman.READ MORE: 'I'm Not Willing To Go Through This Again:' Woman Diagnosed With Tinnitus After COVID Vaccine
Police say officers were called to the Dollar General store on Center Avenue in West Pittsburg on Aug. 16. The woman told police a man threw her out of her vehicle and drove away.READ MORE: Kenny Pickett Passes Dan Marino For Most Career Touchdowns
An investigation revealed the suspect as Andrew Mercado from Ellwood City. He was arrested in Chippewa one day later at a Walmart.MORE NEWS: Fire Breaks Out At St. Vladimir Ukrainian Church In Arnold
Police say he also had stolen merchandise on him when arrested. He is facing numerous charges, including robbery of a motor vehicle.