Austin man charged in Uptown carjacking

Dumareah Taylor, 20, is due in bond court Wednesday.

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A 20-year-old Austin man was charged in connection with a carjacking Jan. 22, in the 800 block of West Wilson Avenue.

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A 20-year-old Austin man was arrested in connection with a carjacking in Uptown Jan. 22 on the North Side.

Dumareah Taylor is facing a felony count of aggravated vehicular hijacking with a firearm, Chicago police said.

Dumareah Taylor

Dumareah Taylor

Chicago police

Taylor was taken into custody about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 1200 block of North Mason Avenue, after being identified as the person who carjacked a 35-year-old man who was letting him test drive his black Lexus RX 330 in the 800 block of West Wilson Avenue, police said.

He is due in court Wednesday.

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