Cleveland man arrested for carjacking 95-year-old on her way to church

CLEVELAND -- Police here confirm to WKYC this afternoon that David Dawson, 59, of Cleveland has been arrested and charged with aggravated robbery for the alleged carjacking of a woman, 95, on Mother's Day May 14.

WKYC had reported that Evelyn Davis, a retired teacher, was picking up a friend at 10714 Hathaway Avenue before heading to church when the incident occurred.

Leaving her car running, Davis briefly went inside the home to deliver a special Mother's Day meal. During that time, a thief attempted to steal Davis' car. 

She tried to stop him but was knocked to the ground and injured. She was taken to University Hospitals for her injuries. The car was found hours later.

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