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Riverdale man charged in carjacking on the Near North Side

Rober Pinkston is due in bond court Thursday.

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A 39-year-old Riverdale man has been charged in connection with a Nov. 27, 2020, carjacking on the Near North Side.
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A 39-year-old Riverdale man has been charged with a November carjacking on the Near North Side.

Robert Pinkston is facing one count of aggravated vehicular hijacking with a firearm, according to Chicago police.

Robert Pinkston
Robert Pinkston
Chicago police

Pinkston was arrested about 1 p.m. Tuesday after being identified as the person who allegedly flashed a gun and carjacked a 30-year-old man Nov. 27 in the 1200 block of North Clark Street, police said.

He is due in bond court Thursday.