CHICAGO (CBS) — Police are warning residents to be on alert following recent carjackings in the South Shore neighborhood.

Grand Crossing (3rd) District police said incidents happened blocks from each other:

  • 6700 block of South Cornell Avenue on October 6, 2021 at 8:45 P.M.
  • 1700 block of East 67th Street on October 10, 2021 at 9:30 P.M.
  • 6700 block of South East End Avenue on October 14, 2021 at 8:30 P.M.
  • 6900 block of South Cornell Avenue on October 14, 2021 at 11:30 P.M.
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In each incident, one to three male offenders approached a male victim that was sitting inside his vehicle. The offenders entered the victim’s vehicle, displayed a black handgun, and struck the victim about his face with the handgun.

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The offenders demanded the victim’s car keys and ordered the victim to exit his vehicle. After the victim exited his vehicle, the offenders drove from the scene.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact the Area One detectives at (312) 747-8384.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff