Man, 72, beaten by carjackers in Sauganash: police

The man was punched in the face and thrown to the ground, police said.

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A man was hurt when two people beat him and stole his car Feb. 21, 2020 in Sauganash.

A 72-year-old man was carjacked Feb. 21, 2020, in Sauganash.

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Two people beat a 72-year-old man and stole his vehicle Friday in Sauganash on the North Side.

The man parked his vehicle about 6:55 p.m. in the 5900 block of North Sauganash Lane when two males approached him, Chicago police said.

One suspect grabbed the man while the other punched him in the face and threw him to the ground, police said. The suspects took the man’s property and sped off in his vehicle.

The man declined medical attention, police said.

Area North detectives were investigating.

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