Man arrested in Fairfield carjacking

Fairfield police say a man is under arrest for carjacking a woman in the Stop & Shop parking lot on Kings Highway Cutoff last Friday.Police

FAIRFIELD - Fairfield police say a man is under arrest for carjacking a woman in the Stop & Shop parking lot on Kings Highway Cutoff last Friday.

Police say Ricky Smith pretended to be a worker at the grocery store, even wearing a yellow jacket.

They say he pulled the 72-year-old woman out of her car and hit her before stealing it.

Police say Smith was arrested shortly after the incident at a gas station in Bridgeport.

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