Woman, 18, carjacked at gunpoint in Austin; 2 arrested

Two people were arrested Thursday night after an 18-year-old woman was carjacked at gunpoint in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

Just after 10 p.m., three people went up to the woman's white Volkswagen in the 500-block of North Austin and took it at gunpoint, according to Chicago police.

Officers later spotted the vehicle and chased it to the 3900-block of West 16th Street, where it struck a parked vehicle, police said.

Two people were taken into custody, but the third wasn't caught, police said.

No injuries were reported. Area North detectives were investigating.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire - Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2017.)

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