CHICAGO (CBS) — Two carjackers stole a man’s car at gunpoint Wednesday morning in downtown Chicago.
Police said a 31-year-old man was sitting in his car on the 200 block of South Wacker Drive around 6:35 a.m., when a black vehicle pulled out, and two men got out, approached the victim’s car, forced his door open, and pointed a gun at his head.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Rounding Out The Warmest Weekend Of The Winter
The carjackers demanded the victim’s cell phone and car, and the 31-year-old man complied.
Police said the carjackers then fled the scene in both vehicles.
The 31-year-old man was not injured, and no one was in custody Wednesday morning.READ MORE: MISSING: Khoshaba Dikyanos, 84, Last Seen In Lincoln Square
Area Three detectives were investigating.
If it feels like such things are happening a lot lately, it’s because they are. A carjacking epidemic has been gripping Chicago for months, with a rash of incidents in both the city and suburbs this past weekend.Chicago Speed Cameras To Start Issuing $35 Tickets To Drivers Going 6 MPH Over The Limit On Monday
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