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Chicago Police Warning Residents Of Recent Carjackings In South Shore

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Police are warning residents to be on alert following recent carjackings in the South Shore neighborhood.

Grand Crossing (3rd) District police said incidents happened blocks from each other:

  • 6700 block of South Cornell Avenue on October 6, 2021 at 8:45 P.M.
  • 1700 block of East 67th Street on October 10, 2021 at 9:30 P.M.
  • 6700 block of South East End Avenue on October 14, 2021 at 8:30 P.M.
  • 6900 block of South Cornell Avenue on October 14, 2021 at 11:30 P.M.

In each incident, one to three male offenders approached a male victim that was sitting inside his vehicle. The offenders entered the victim's vehicle, displayed a black handgun, and struck the victim about his face with the handgun.

The offenders demanded the victim's car keys and ordered the victim to exit his vehicle. After the victim exited his vehicle, the offenders drove from the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Area One detectives at (312) 747-8384.

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