ABSECON – A man sitting in his vehicle at a Home Depot store fought off a partially successful carjacker Wednesday afternoon.

Absecon police said the driver got into a fight with Trent L. Heinrichs, 19, of Manahawkin, after he got inside the vehicle parked at the store on Route 30 in Absecon.

Henrichs assaulted the driver and was able to momentarily take control of the vehicle before officers arrived.

Henrichs was charged and was being held at the Atlantic County Justice Facility.

The driver suffered minor injuries and declined medical treatment.

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