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2 teens charged in Gage Park carjacking of elderly woman

The teens allegedly approached a 70-year-old woman and took her vehicle and purse.

Eight burglaries were reported in late June 2020 on the Northwest Side.
Two teens face felony charges for robbing a woman at gunpoint.
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Two teens are facing felony charges in connection with the armed carjacking of a 70-year-old woman during Memorial Day weekend in Gage Park.

A 17-year-old boy is charged with two counts of armed robbery and a 16-year-old boy is charged with one count of armed robbery and one count of unlawful use of a weapon, Chicago police said.

About 12:49 p.m. on May 25, the teens allegedly robbed the woman of her vehicle and purse while armed with a handgun in the 2800 block of West 51st Street, police said.

The pair was later found and arrested near the 1400 block of West 74th Street in Englewood, police said. They appeared in juvenile court the next day.

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