CHICAGO (CBS) — Police on Saturday warned the public of a string of carjackings going back to mid-December in the Little Village neighborhood.
The incidents come amid a carjacking epidemic in Chicago.
In each incident, a group of two to six assailants – described as being between 16 and 21 years old – came up to a victim, took out a gun, and demanded or took the victim’s vehicle by force.
The carjackings happened at the following times and locations:
• At 1:50 a.m. Thursday, Dec 17, in the 3800 block of West 28th Street;
• At 9:14 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22, in the 2800 block of South Avers Avenue;
• At 6:45 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, in the 3900 block of West 31st Street;
• At 7:15 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10 in the 3100 block of South Springfield Avenue;
• At 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, in the 2300 block of South Oakley Avenue;
• At 8:28 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, in the 2800 block of South Komensky Avenue.
Anyone with information is asked to call Area Four detectives at (312) 746-8253.
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