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Teen Charged In Pair Of Avondale Carjackings

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A 17-year-old boy has been charged with a pair of carjackings on Thursday in Avondale.

Police said the boy carjacked a 23-year-old man Thursday in the 2900 block of North Troy Street, and then moments later carjacked a 44-year-old woman about a block away in the 3200 block of West George Street.

He was arrested a short time later.

The boy has been charged with two felony counts of aggravated vehicular hijacking, and one felony count of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. His name has not been released due to his age.

Court information was not immediately available.

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