Wadsworth Police have found the man they say was responsible for a May 12 carjacking and they credit both the public and social media for the arrest, now they are looking for the same help to return the car to its rightful owner.
Police say the department's Facebook page and numerous tips led to the arrest of Antoine Petty, who is now facing robbery charges, which are a second-degree felony in connection with the incident.
Officers from the Akron Police Department located Petty Wednesday, May 15 and arrested him. He was transferred to the Wadsworth Police Department before being taken to the Medina County Jail, where he is currently being housed at.
Despite Petty being found and arrested, the stolen car has not yet been recovered. The car is a blue 1998 Toyota Corolla with Ohio license plate DPV6212.
Surveillance video shows a man jumping into a woman's Toyota Corolla on May 12 while she was getting gas at a Wadsworth gas station. Police say they believe the woman had left her keys in the car.
Anyone with information on the missing Corolla is asked to call Wadsworth Police.
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