CPD: Man tried to carjack Wis. woman, kids in Lakeview

November 27, 2011 9:00:10 AM PST
A Chicago man is charged with an attempted carjacking in the Lakeview neighborhood on Thanksgiving Day.

The victims were a Wisconsin woman and her two children.

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, 28-year-old Tristan Jefferson allegedly entered the victims' car Thursday afternoon at Southport and Eddy and ordered the woman to drive -- but fled when she refused.

Police say they caught Jefferson shortly thereafter.