CHICAGO (CBS)– A 16-year-old boy is in custody after a carjacking in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
According to police, a 46-year-old woman was putting gas in her car, in the 4400 block of South Ashland Avenue after midnight, when two male offenders pulled up next to her.READ MORE: 3-Year-Old Shot In Calumet Heights
Police said the one of the offenders pointed a gun at the woman and told her to lay down on the ground. The other offender got into the woman’s car and drove off.READ MORE: At Least 5 People Killed, 17 Wounded So Far In Chicago Weekend Gun Violence; 3-Year-Old Boy Among Survivors
One of the offenders, a 16-year-old boy, was later located by police and taken into custody.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Last Weekend Of Summer May Be Among Nicest
The boy was charged with one count of attempted aggravated vehicular hijacking. Police said he is due to appear in Juvenile Court next month.