By CBS3 Staff

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.

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He then bound her to a chair with duct tape and took $1,150 cash, her cellphone, car keys, and her 2002 Buick Century.

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Christopher Dougherty

The vehicle was later recovered.

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No further information has been released.