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Armed carjackings reported in West Town: police

In each carjacking, one to three people approached the victim, flashed a handgun and demanded their vehicle.

Six homes were burglarized in December 2019 in Back of the Yards.
Three armed carjackings have been reported in September in West Town on the Northwest Side.
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Chicago police are warning vehicle owners of three armed carjackings reported in September in West Town on the Northwest Side.

In each incident, one to three men approached the victim, flashed a handgun and demanded their vehicle, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

The carjackings happened:

  • About 10:30 p.m. Sept. 3 in the 700 block of North Wolcott Avenue;
  • About 6:50 a.m. Sept. 8 in the 400 block of North Ashland Avenue; and
  • About 7:20 p.m. Sept. 10 in the 900 block of North Wood Street.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.