St. Louis County Police Dept.

Dellwood man charged after allegedly carjacking elderly man

The North County man's car was forcibly taken at gunpoint

August 19, 2019 - 7:21 pm

NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOX) -- The man accused of carjacking an elderly man outside a senior living center in North St. Louis County has been charged.

Police say Markel Hutton, 25,  of Dellwood shoved a gun in the victim's face, hit him in the back and shoved him to the ground before taking off in the vehicle -- it happened just after midnight Monday morning near the Wellington Arms Apartments on Sugar Pine Drive.
Police spotted the vehicle at a White Castle on Bellefontaine Road hours later and chased Hutton into Illinois -- the pursuit ended near I-55 and Edwardsville Road.
Hutton faces one count each of first degree robbery, armed criminal action, third degree assault and resisting/interfering with arrest for a felony. 

He's being held on a $200,000 cash only bond.

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