Sunday, July 28, 2019

Old Town: Carjackers targeted woman on Jewel-Osco lot

These two men are being sought in connection with the attempted carjacking, police said. | CPD
Two men tried to carjack a woman at gunpoint as she loaded groceries into her car at an Old Town grocery store on Wednesday morning, police said. The robbery failed when the victim flagged down a nearby security guard.

The men approached the woman as she placed groceries in her black Audi on the parking lot at Jewel-Osco, 424 West Division, around 9:30 a.m. Surveillance images released by police show the two suspects in the area around the time of the crime.

Police said the man seen without a shirt pulled out a handgun and demanded the woman’s keys. She complied and the two men got into her car. But the pair ran away when the victim got the attention of a shopping plaza security guard.

Anyone with information about the offenders can contact Area Central detectives about case #JC362296 at 312-747-8380.
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