A woman was injured during a carjacking in Pittsburgh’s South Side neighborhood Thursday.
Pittsburgh police responded to a report of a carjacking on East Carson Street around 9:35 a.m.The woman said she was pulled out of her parked vehicle by an unknown man. The man then got into the driver’s seat of the vehicle and fled.
Dr. John Talarico is one of the people who helped the woman.
He said, “Got the bleeding stopped, called the police and paramedics and they came and took care of her.”
A man who is too afraid to tell Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 his name or show his face saw the whole thing happen.
He said, “A guy came rushing into the car opened the door. The victim got out of the car with blood all over her face, she apparently had been slashed I waved her to come to me. She hurried over to me we moved over to a safer area.”
He said the two hid outside of a nearby business along Carson Street, then rushed inside of Talarico Chiropractic Clinic.
She suffered minor injuries and was transported to the hospital in stable condition.
Police were able to locate the vehicle near the Baldwin-Whitehall border around 11:15 a.m.
The suspect was taken into custody without incident.