CHICAGO (CBS) — Police are trying to stop an armed carjacking spree on the South Side.

Five people were carjacked in five separate incidents in the early morning hours on Monday.

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Police said, in each attack, suspects pulled up, got out of a vehicle, and approached the victims who are sitting in their cars or have just gotten out.

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The carjackers then steal the victims’ vehicles to commit other crimes.

Four of the five carjackings were in Roseland, the other was in West Pullman:

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  • Around 2 a.m. Monday on the 300 block of East 117th Street
  • Around 2 a.m. Monday on the 500 block of West 109th Street
  • Around 2 a.m. Monday on the 0-99 block of West 109th Street
  • Around 3 a.m. Monday on the 400 block of East 110th Street
  • Around 5 a.m. Monday on the 11200 block of East Vernon Avenue.

Police said all five attacks were carried out by two armed males wearing all black clothing.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff