Gunmen wanted in string of carjackings on West Side, Bucktown: police
At least eight carjackings have been reported, mostly in West Garfield Park and West Humboldt Park, police say.
Police are warning residents of a pattern of recent carjackings in the West Garfield Park, West Humboldt Park and Bucktown neighborhoods.
A group of armed men, between 15 and 20 years old, are wanted in a series of eight carjackings since late April, Chicago police said in a community alert.
The carjackings happened:
- about 6:30 p.m. April 28 in the 4000 block of West Washington Boulevard;
- about 9:50 p.m. April 29 in the 1600 block of West North Avenue;
- about 6:20 p.m. May 6 in the 300 block of North Keeler Avenue;
- midnight May 6 in the 3900 block of West End Avenue;
- about 9:50 p.m. May 6 in the 1100 block of North Kostner Avenue;
- about 10:40 p.m. May 6 in the 4300 block of West Thomas Street;
- about 11:35 p.m. May 6 in the 1000 block of North Kedvale Avenue; and
- about 12:35 p.m. May 9 in the 1600 block of North Wood Street.
Anyone with information is asked to call Area Three detectives at 312-744-8263 or 312-744-0570.