Carjacker steals one vehicle, tries to steal 2 more in Lincoln Park, Lake View
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An armed carjacker got away with one vehicle and tried to steal two more Saturday morning in the Lincoln Park and Lake View neighborhoods on the North Side.
Between 7 a.m. and noon, a male passenger hopped out of a white Mercedes-Benz SUV and tried to steal thee vehicles at gunpoint, Chicago Police said.
One vehicle was stolen during the spree, from the 1400 block of West Webster, police said.
The suspect attempted another carjacking before that in the 2700 block of North Sheffield, but the driver was able to disable his vehicle before the suspect could steal it, police said.
In the latest attempted carjacking, a woman ran away when the armed male ordered her to get out of her 2016 Audi in the 3500 block of North Southport, police said. After the suspect failed to start the vehicle, he got back into the Mercedes-Benz and took off.
No further information about the stolen vehicle was immediately available.