Three boys were armed with carjacking a man at gunpoint in Lawndale on the West Side, according to Chicago police.
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The boys, 12, 13 and 14, were arrested hours after the carjacking, police said.
They carjacked a 50-year-old man at gunpoint about 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the 1200 block of South Independence Boulevard, police said.
No court information was immediately available.
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