By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — Five people were carjacked in a span of just 12-hours this weekend.

In two of the carjackings, at LaSalle and Lake streets Saturday night and Balbo and Lake Shore drives Sunday morning, the drivers were hit by another car.

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When they got out, someone in the other car showed a gun and demanded their car.

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Police said this is a ploy they’ve seen carjackers use in the past.

If you are hit, and don’t feel safe, you don’t have to pull over. Drive to the nearest police station.

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CBS 2 Chicago Staff