PTC man arrested in failed carjacking

55-year-old Charles Heard was arrested in connection with a failed carjacking at a Peachtree City Walgreens.

A Peachtree City man is under arrest and accused of trying to steal an elderly woman’s car as she left a local business.

The evening of Saturday, September 16, the woman was leaving the Walgreens at the corner of Peachtree Parkway and 54 in Peachtree City. After putting groceries in her car, she went to get in her car when she was accosted by a man who opened her door and tried to pull her out of the car.

The victim screamed for help and honked her horn, and the man fled the scene.

Thanks to an anonymous tip, police were able to identify Charles Heard as the suspect via surveillance video from the scene and arrested him at his Peachtree City residence.

Heard is charged with one count of motor vehicle hijacking and one count of battery.

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