Belle River man charged in alleged carjacking
Windsor Regional Hospital’s Ouellette Campus in Windsor, Ont., on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. (Chris Campbell / CTV Windsor)
An alleged carjacking in Windsor has a Belle River man facing charges.
The Windsor Police Service reports on Sunday at 2:45 p.m., officers responded to a call reporting a car had been stolen in the 1000-block of Ouellette Avenue -- near the Ouellette Campus of Windsor Regional Hospital.
Police report a woman was helping an elderly man into the passenger side of her car when a male suspect approached the driver’s side of the running vehicle.
According to police, that’s when the suspect got behind the wheel and began driving away with a passenger still in the vehicle.
Responding officers report the suspect drove dangerously through a parking lot but, stopped briefly to force the victim out.
Police were able to identify the suspect and made an arrest that same day at 6:25 p.pm. in the area of Walker Road and Melinda Street.
Corey Fostey, 30, of Belle River, is charged with robbery and dangerous driving.
The vehicle in question, a burgundy 2012 Ford Fusion, remains outstanding.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Windsor Police Service at 519-255-6700 x4830, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at catchcrooks.com.