NORFOLK-- A Norfolk man tries to carjack a woman while trying to run away from police officers.

Police say 56-year-old Terry Leonard Matthews was being chased by officers around 12:15 p.m. on Saturday when he jumped into a woman's car at the Southern Shopping Center at the 7500 block of Tidewater Drive.

Matthews told the woman to drive away from the shopping center. However when the woman saw police, she climbed out of her car and took her keys with her.

Terry Leonard Matthews was taken into custody and charged with Felony Third Offense Petit Larceny and Resisting Arrest. He is being held in the Norfolk City Jail.

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