CHICAGO (CBS) — A rideshare driver was carjacked by five attackers Wednesday night in the South Austin neighborhood.
Police said the suspects were all under 18 years old.READ MORE: Benet Academy Decides To Hire Amanda Kammes As Lacrosse Coach After Rescinding Job Offer Because She Is Married To A Woman
At 5:20 p.m., the 41-year-old man was driving the rideshare vehicle in the 200 block of South Lotus Avenue, near Adams Street, when the boys got into the car. They punched the man in the head with closed fists, police said.
The victim was able to break away and fled the car, police said.READ MORE: Tony Landers Charged In Attack On Ald. James Cappleman After Alderman Confronted Men Who Were Drinking In Public In Uptown
Responding officers found the car just a short block away in the 100 block of South Lotus Avenue. Four male juveniles were arrested, police said.
The rideshare driver suffered a laceration to the head and was reported in good condition at Loretto Hospital, police said.MORE NEWS: Man Shot, Killed During Home Invasion In South Shore; 4 People In Custody
Area Four detectives are investigating.