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.READ MORE: 'An Important Time For Us': Chicagoans Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
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.READ MORE: Downtown Chicago Roadblocks Quell Mexican Independence Day Street Celebrations
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.MORE NEWS: 'We're Back': Store Owner Reopens Chicago Sports On Michigan Avenue After 2020 Unrest
Police asked anyone with information to contact the the Area Five Bureau of Detectives at (312) 746-7394.