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85-year-old woman carjacked in Sellersburg sits down with WDRB

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Anna Jarvis Anna Jarvis
Malachi Looney (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Malachi Looney (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police arrested a suspect Friday in connection with a carjacking from a restaurant in Sellersburg earlier this week. 

It happened Monday at the Cracker Barrel restaurant in Sellersburg. Surveillance video provided by the Sellersburg Police Department appears to show a man approaching the driver's side of a four-door Buick. He then reaches inside and yanks an 85-year-old woman from the driver's seat, jumps in, and then takes off with her car.

Anna Jarvis of New Albany showed WDRB the injures she suffered when she was ripped from her car Monday afternoon in front of the Cracker Barrel in Sellersburg.

"It's been tough this week, I wanna tell ya," Jarvis told WDRB on Friday. "I was a mental case Monday night." 

Police later identified the suspect as 33-year-old Malachi Looney. He was arrested Friday by U.S. Marshals at an apartment on Lydia Street in Louisville's Germantown neighborhood. That's the same street where police found the victim's purse in a garbage can. 

Police recovered the Jarvis' car from a gas station in Jeffersonville. 

"I didn't see him at all until he opened my door," Jarvis said. 

"I hope he can never hurt anybody else, because it would be hard on a young person, but I'm 85 years old."

U.S. Marshals say Looney will face several charges relating to the carjacking and has several outstanding Jefferson County Warrants.

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