By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– A man is in custody after an armed carjacking in the South Loop early Friday morning.

According to Chicago police, a 28-year-old man was sitting in a parked Volkswagen sedan before dropping off a friend, in the 200 block of West Harrison Street around 2:15 a.m., when a man approached him.

READ MORE: DePaul University A. Gabriel Esteban Leaving Next June

The offender asked him for a ride and threatened to shoot him.

Police said the 28-year-old victim exited his car when the offender showed his gun in his waistband.

READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Dry And Not As Hot

The offender took off in the sedan, but crashed into a parked car in the 700 block of South Wells Street.

The offender was arrested after the crash.

MORE NEWS: Massive Chemical Plant Fire In Rockton, Illinois, Could Burn For Days

 

CBS 2 Chicago Staff