Bedford man allegedly carjacks woman at knife-point is arrested
By Stephanie Vargas
Police arrest a man Saturday morning who allegedly carjacked an elderly woman at knife-point.
On Saturday morning a friend of Michael Leonick, 34, of
The Burlington Police Department responded to a call at 5:23 am at a Shell Gas Station on Middlesex Turnpike for a disturbance.
Officials found a 75 year old woman who said she was carjacked at knife-point and left without a vehicle because the suspect took off with her 2014 Mercedes Benz.
A Bedford Veterans Affairs Police Officer located the Mercedes at 7:35 am with the suspect inside and approached him.
The suspect struggled with the VA Officer and a good Samaritan helped detain Leonick.
Bedford Police charged Leonick with assault and battery on a Public Employee, possessing or receiving a stolen credit card, two counts of using a stolen /lost credit card and two counts of forgery.
Leonick was booked by Bedford Police and taken to the Burlington Police Department where he was held on a $100,000 cash bail. Officials believe he might be arraigned today at the Woburn District Court.
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