DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) – Pennsylvania State Police have arrested a man wanted in the home invasion of his 80-year-old adoptive mother in Delaware County. Police say 45-year-old Christopher Dougherty was taken into custody around 5 p.m. Thursday.
Investigators say Dougherty forcefully entered the woman’s Middletown Township home armed with a hammer on Feb. 11.READ MORE: Philly Police Identify Suspect, Edward Prince, Wanted In Fatal Hit-And-Run That Dragged 60-Year-Old Feet Nearly 300 Feet
He then bound her to a chair with duct tape and took $1,150 cash, her cellphone, car keys, and her 2002 Buick Century.READ MORE: Police Investigating ATM Robbery At Northeast Philadelphia Convenience Store
The vehicle was later recovered.MORE NEWS: Fire Crews Rush To Battle 2-Alarm Blaze At New Castle County Apartment Complex
No further information has been released.