Police investigate attempted carjacking of woman

State police are investigating an attempted carjacking of an elderly woman in Newark.

Police say the 82-year-old woman was finishing her shopping at the Fox Run Shopping Center on Tuesday afternoon. When she returned to her car, she found a man in the backseat. The suspect told the woman to drive him to an undisclosed destination.

The woman was able to quickly get out of the car and screamed for help. The suspect fled. No one was injured.

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