CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman was carjacked Thursday in the parking lot of Mercy Hospital & Medical Center in Bronzeville.
As CBS 2’s Asal Rezaei reported, the woman thankfully was not hurt. But police late Thursday were still searching for a suspect.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Trial: Defense Attorney Calls For Mistrial And Accuses Judge Of Lunging At Her; Judge Denies Claims And Motion
It was 4 p.m. when the 40-year-old woman’s Thanksgiving holiday turned to horror. She was in her car in the parking lot of the hospital, at 2525 S. Michigan Ave., when a man came up and opened her driver’s side door, police said.
The suspect then implied he was armed with a weapon and demanded the victim’s vehicle, police said.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Disturbance Brings Chance Of Rain-Snow Mix To Our North Overnight
It was unclear whether the victim was a worker or a visitor at the hospital.
The Bronzeville area has seen at least 11 carjackings in just the last month.
No one was in custody late Thursday. Area Three detectives were investigating.MORE NEWS: At St. John, Indiana's Christmas In The Park, Tree Carrying Message 'Unmask The Kids' Stirs Controversy
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