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Drivers carjacked at gunpoint in Bronzeville

The suspects were between 15 and 22 years old.

A Chicago police squad car was struck December, 11, 2021 in Park Manor.
Three carjackings were reported Nov. 12, 2020, in Bronzeville.
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Police are alerting drivers in Bronzeville of three recent armed carjackings that happened last Thursday in the South Side neighborhood.

In each of the carjackings, two or three males showed a handgun to a lone driver before demanding the vehicle and driving off, according to Chicago police. The suspects were between 15 and 22 years old.

The carjackings happened:

  • shortly after midnight Nov. 12 in the 4300 block of South Vincennes Avenue;
  • about 3:40 a.m. Nov. 12 in the 4200 block of South King Drive; and
  • about 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12 in the 700 block of East 44th Street.

Police asked anyone with tips to call Area One detectives at 312-747-8380.