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: Chicago Weather: Warming Trend Continues, Rain Chances Persist
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: 3 Men Injured In River North Parking Garage Shooting, One Identified In Video As Rapper Lil Reese; Officer's Gun Also Accidentally Discharged
One of the offenders, a 16-year-old boy, was later located by police and taken into custody.MORE NEWS: At Least 31 People Wounded In Weekend Gun Violence In Chicago, 5 Killed
The boy was charged with one count of attempted aggravated vehicular hijacking. Police said he is due to appear in Juvenile Court next month.