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String of carjackings reported in West Town

Two or three males, between 15 and 20 years old, have carjacked at least four people at gunpoint since Halloween, police say.

West Town has seen four armed carjackings since Halloween, police say.
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Chicago police are alerting West Town residents of a recent string of armed carjackings.

Two or three males, between 15 and 20 years old, have carjacked at least four people at gunpoint since Halloween, according to a Chicago police community alert.

The carjackings happened:

  • about 4:30 a.m. Oct. 31 in the 1000 block of North Hoyne Avenue;
  • about 7:20 p.m. Nov. 3 in the 1500 block of West Chicago Avenue;
  • about 2 p.m. Nov. 8 in the 2300 block of West Grand Avenue; and
  • about 5:15 p.m. Nov. 14 in the 2300 block of West Augusta Boulevard.

Police asked anyone with information to call Area Three detectives at 312-744-8263.