HAMILTON, N.J. – Two elderly sisters, ages 94 and 93, have fought off an armed 27-year-old man who tried to rob them and steal their car in New Jersey.
Police said Sergio Fernando Solorzano-Vasquez, armed with a knife, broke into the sisters' car and hid in the backseat when they went into a store Sunday morning, myFOXny.com reported.
When the sisters got back in the car, Solorzano-Vasquez allegedly began swinging his knife and threatening the women.
But the sisters fought back, with the 94-year-old driver hitting the suspect while her 93-year-old sister got out and began to scream for help. The attacker ran off, but was later located and taken into custody.
Solorzano-Vasquez, from Trenton, N.J., was jailed Monday and charged with robbery and carjacking.
As for the sisters, they are doing fine, but asked for their names to remain private, police said.
"They say that they hold no animosity toward this guy but hope they never see him again," said Detective Robert Miktus, of the Hamilton Township Police Department.