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Man arrested after carjacking in Lee County

Published On: Feb 17 2013 06:39:38 PM CST
Updated On: Feb 17 2013 08:25:32 PM CST
LEE COUNTY, Va. -

A man is behind bars after a carjacking Sunday afternoon in Lee County, Virginia.

Sheriff Gary Parsons says it happened at the Black Diamond Market gas station off of Highway 58 in Ewing.

Parsons says a man pumping gas went inside the store to pay, that's when a man with a gun jumped in his car, told the woman inside to get out, then drove off.

Sheriff Parsons says they arrested Anthony Caldwell after he ditched the car and ran into the woods.

Caldwell is in the Duffield Regional Jail.

The woman in the car at the time of the carjacking was not hurt.