Ride-share driver punched, carjacked in Lawndale

The 30-year-old was carjacked Saturday in the 1800 block of South Avers Avenue.

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A ride-share driver was carjacked March 6, 2021 in Lawndale

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A 30-year-old ride-share driver was carjacked early Saturday in Lawndale on the West Side.

He was picking up a passenger about 2:55 a.m. in the 1800 block of South Avers Avenue when two men approached, punched him and pulled him out of his car, Chicago police said.

The two men, who were wearing masks and dark clothing, fled the scene in his gray Hyundai Elantra hatchback, police said.

No one is in custody as Area Four detectives investigate.

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