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Carjacker Arrested After Crashing Stolen Car In South Loop

CHICAGO (CBS)-- A man is in custody after an armed carjacking in the South Loop early Friday morning.

According to Chicago police, a 28-year-old man was sitting in a parked Volkswagen sedan before dropping off a friend, in the 200 block of West Harrison Street around 2:15 a.m., when a man approached him.

The offender asked him for a ride and threatened to shoot him.

Police said the 28-year-old victim exited his car when the offender showed his gun in his waistband.

The offender took off in the sedan, but crashed into a parked car in the 700 block of South Wells Street.

The offender was arrested after the crash.


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