CHICAGO (CBS) — A 16-year-old boy is facing charges after carjacking a man Tuesday evening.
He is charged with aggravated vehicular hijacking and criminal trespass to real property.READ MORE: With COVID-19 Omicron Variant Cases Being Identified In U.S., Local Public Health Officials Are On High Alert
The 16-year-old was arrested on Oct. 19, around 8:48 p.m., in the 8200 block of S. Halsted.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Early Morning Showers; Mild Day Friday
He was identified as one of the offenders who, less than an hour earlier, took a vehicle by force from a 31-year-old man in the 300 block of West 41st Street.
Officers observed the stolen sedan in traffic, at which time the offender got out of the vehicle and attempted to flee. He was placed into custody without incident and charged.MORE NEWS: Jussie Smollett Trial: Defense Attorney Calls For Mistrial And Accuses Judge Of Lunging At Her; Judge Denies Claims And Motion
No additional information is available at this time.