Man Facing Mischief Charges

A Chatham man is in custody after allegedly hiding out underneath the front porch of a woman’s home then getting in her car and refusing to leave.

Investigators say the woman arrived home around 2pm yesterday and started to walk to her front door when a man fled from underneath the front porch of her house and got into the driver’s seat of her car.

Police say the woman knew the man, who refused to leave the vehicle . The woman called police.

When officers arrived, the man still refused to exit the car. He was removed by police and arrested. He remains in custody pending a bail hearing.