Man accused of stealing truck with woman, dog inside

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man is in jail, accused of stealing a car with a woman and her dog still inside the vehicle.

The carjacking happened Monday afternoon on Trousdale Drive in south Nashville, according to a Metro police affidavit.

Authorities said a man and his wife pulled up to a business and the husband ran inside while his wife waited for him in the car.

Moments later, a man got inside car. After a few seconds, the woman realized it was not her husband driving the car.

The affidavit stated that the suspect, identified by authorities as Anthony Ward, told her he had to drive her to Chattanooga, Tennessee.

The women opened her door and tried to get their dog out of the backseat only to be pushed out of the car by Ward, according to the affadavit.

The truck was found hours later in Williamson County and Ward was nearby.

He has been charged with carjacking. His bond is set at $100,000.