Police issue alert after five carjackings on North Side

The robbers hit the car from behind and steal it when the driver gets out.

SHARE Police issue alert after five carjackings on North Side
Police say a 34-year-old man attacked a Chicago police officer July 13, 2022, near Grant Park.

Police are warning of a string of carjackings reported in North Side neighborhoods.

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Police are warning residents of a string of recent carjackings in North Side neighborhoods.

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In each attack, three robbers hit a car from behind and steal it when the driver gets out, Chicago police said in a community alert.

The robberies happened:

  • About 6:30 a.m. Aug. 21, in the 4400 block of North Wolcott Avenue;
  • About 9:40 a.m., Aug. 23, in the 300 block of West 23rd Street;
  • About 10:55 a.m. June 21, in the 3400 Block of North Lakeshore Drive;
  • About 11 a.m. Aug. 21, in the 600 block of West Irving Park Road;
  • About 11:20 a.m. Aug. 23, in the 100 block of North Sangamon Avenue.

Anyone with information can contact Area Three detectives at 312-744-8263.

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