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Man wanted for attempted carjacking arrested in Lebanon

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A Washington, Mo. man wanted for an attempted carjacking was arrested in Lebanon Thursday.

According to the emissourian website, Chad Stone, 45, who is homeless was taken into custody at a hotel in Lebanon. He was returned to Franklin County where he has been charged with the Class A felony of vehicle hijacking with the risk of serious physical injury and use of a deadly weapon.

Monday night, Stone approached a female Target employee who was leaving work and demanded a ride, according to the media report. Police say Stone, who was identified by police after reviewing store surveillance camera footage, pointed a gun at the unidentified female. The woman was able to drive away safely and Stone escaped into a heavily wooded area, according to the news report.

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