12-year-old boys charged with attempted carjacking in Homan Square

The boys are each charged with one felony count of aggravated attempted vehicular hijacking, Chicago police said.

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Two boys are facing charges in connection with an attempted carjacking from May 23, 2022, in Homan Square.

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Two 12-year-old boys are accused of trying to carjack a woman in Homan Square on the West Side Monday.

The boys are each charged with one felony count of aggravated attempted vehicular hijacking, Chicago police said.

They tried to take a car by force from a 31-year-old woman around 5:25 p.m. in the 3400 block of West Lexington Street, police said. Officers arrested them moments later.

The two were expected to appear in juvenile court Tuesday.

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