By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

By Mary Chappell

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Police have notified residents of the Northwest Side of two related carjackings that occurred Thursday morning – one of them involving a rideshare driver.

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Both incidents occurred early Aug. 26. The first was in the Belmont Gardens neighborhood in the 4300 block of West Drummond Place at about 12:15 a.m. The victim responded to a rideshare pick-up request when the offender approached them, displayed a gun and took the victim’s belongings and vehicle, according to a community alert from the Chicago Police Department.

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The second was in the Cragin neighborhood in the 2700 block of North Cicero Avenue at about 5:28 a.m., police said. In this incident, the victim was in a gas station and the offender approached them, displayed a gun and took the victim’s belongings and vehicle.

The offenders were described as a female, 18-21 years old with black hair and a male, also 18-21 years old.

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Police asked anyone with information to contact the the Area Five Bureau of Detectives at (312) 746-7394.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff