2 teens charged in Sauganash carjacking: police

The boys, 14 and 16, allegedly punched a 71-year-old man in the face, threw him to the ground and drove off in his 2010 Toyota sedan, police said.

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Two teen boys have been charged in connection with a Feb. 21, 2020, carjacking in Sauganash on the North Side.

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Two teenagers have been charged in connection with a carjacking Friday in Sauganash on the Northwest Side.

The boys, 14 and 16, have not been named because they are juveniles, Chicago police said. The 14-year-old was been charged with a felony count of possession of a stolen vehicle and a misdemeanor count of leaving the scene of an accident.

The 16-year-old faces a misdemeanor count of criminal trespassing in a vehicle, police said.

The boys approached a 71-year-old man as he was parking his 2010 Toyota sedan about 6:55 p.m. Friday in the 5900 block of North Sauganash Lane, police said. They allegedly punched him in the face, threw him to the ground, stole his keys and drove off.

About 11:35 a.m. the next day, officers in the 6300 block of South Morgan Street saw the boys driving the stolen car with a flat tire, police said. When officers tried to pull the car over, the boys jumped out while it was moving and attempted to flee, but were arrested after a short chase.

The 14-year-old boy is due in juvenile court Sunday, police said. The 16-year-old is due in juvenile court March 16.

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