CHICAGO (CBS) — A teenager has been charged with carjacking a woman in April, and participating in the robbery of an elderly man in March, in separate attacks in the Chatham neighborhood.
Chicago Police said the 16-year-old boy was arrested Tuesday in west suburban Saint Charles, after he was identified as the carjacker who stole a 47-year-old woman’s car by force in the 8000 block of South Prairie Avenue on April 17.READ MORE: Simeon Career Academy Student Shot And Killed Just Blocks From School
He also was identified as one of the robbers who targeted a 71-year-old man on March 8 in the 7500 block of South Prairie Avenue, police said.READ MORE: State Data Show One Chicago Nursing Home Has Fewer Than 1 Percent Of Staff Vaccinated Against COVID-19
The boy is charged with one felony count of vehicular hijacking, one misdemeanor count of battery, and two misdemeanor counts of criminal trespass to a vehicle.MORE NEWS: Some Schools In Oswego Forced To Go Remote After Dozens Of Bus Drivers Call In Sick
Court information was not immediately available.