Jamarr Rainey, 20, of Parkridge Avenue, was taken into custody in downtown Buffalo about an hour after he allegedly stole a Newburgh Avenue woman's car Tuesday.
Rainey was arrested in the stolen car on Eagle Street about 1 p.m. Tuesday. The victim told Buffalo police officers she was getting into her car outside her home about noontime when Rainey allegedly hit her with a stick, stole her car keys and drove off in her vehicle.
Rainey was in the car when it was stopped on Eagle Street. He was charged with second-degree robbery, second-degree reckless endangerment and criminal mischief. He remained in custody at the Erie County Holding Center Wednesday.