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Ride share drivers carjacked in Lawndale: police

In each incident someone orders a ride share service, once the vehicle arrives three males get in, flash a gun and demand the vehicle.

A man died after being struck by a vehicle April 15, 2021, in Roseland.
Three ride share drivers were carjacked in Jan. 2020 in Lawndale.
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Chicago police are warning residents of three carjackings reported in January in Lawndale on the West Side.

In each incident someone orders a ride share service, once the vehicle arrives three males get in, flash a gun and demand the vehicle, Chicago police said in a community alert.

The carjackings happened:

  • About 10:40 p.m. Jan 28 and about 11:10 p.m. Jan. 29 in the 1200 block of South Sawyer Avenue; and
  • About 2 a.m. Jan. 29, in the 1800 block of South Komensky Avenue.

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

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