Police say at around 8 a.m., a mother dropping her child off outside of Madison School, at 376 Wayne Street, was taken at gunpoint by an estranged male companion.
Officers were able to quickly locate the suspect and recover the car and gun.
The woman was not injured and is safe. The child was not involved in the incident.
Police arrested the suspect but his identity and charges have not yet been released.
According to police, this is a domestic matter that has been ongoing for the last several months.
The incident remains under investigation.