Man suspected of carjacking Metairie woman arrested in Monroe

Man suspected of carjacking Metairie woman arrested in Monroe

METAIRIE, LA (WVUE) - A man suspected of carjacking a 53-year-old woman in Metairie was arrested in northern Louisiana.

Roberto Barrios, 25, was arrested on Wednesday in Monroe, Louisiana.

Officers say that Barrios is responsible for a carjacking on June 26. Deputies say that a woman, 53, exited her car and was approached by an armed suspect who demanded her keys.

The vehicle was stolen from the victim in Metairie and later recovered in Gretna, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

Members of the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force received information that Barrios was living in the Monroe, Louisiana area. U.S. Marshals located Barrios and he was arrested without incident.

Barrios was transported to the Ouachita Parish Detention Center where he was booked as a fugitive from Jefferson Parish.

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