Jeffrey Clark Arrested For Carjacking In East Ridge

Monday, July 7, 2014

Jeffrey Clark, 28, of Graysville, has been arrested for a carjacking that happened last Thursday.

At approximately 6:44 a.m., East Ridge Police responded to a report of an attempted carjacking in the parking lot of Food Lion Grocery. The victim was a store employee who was waiting in her vehicle before entering the store to begin her shift.

The suspect, later identified as Clark, entered the victim’s vehicle and demanded her car keys while threatening her with a knife. The victim activated the horn of her vehicle, and this attracted the attention of the grocery store manager who was also in the parking lot. He confronted Clark and yelled for him to stop.

Clark fled the area on foot, and the manager followed him in his vehicle. He advised police of his location, and police took Clark into custody at the intersection of Belvoir Avenue and Belvoir Crest Drive.

Clark was charged with carjacking and was issued a $25,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in East Ridge City Court on Tuesday.


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