Armed robbery: Group carjacked near Museum Campus during Mexican Independence Day event, police say

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Saturday, September 17, 2022
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- An armed carjacking happened overnight Saturday during Mexican Independence Day celebrations near Museum Campus, Chicago police said.

Five people were inside a vehicle in the Near South Side neighborhood's 1400 block of South DuSable Lake Shore Drive at about 3:15 a.m. when an armed offender demanded they get out, police said. The offender took several necklaces from two victims before taking the vehicle and fleeing southbound on DuSable Lake Shore Drive.

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No one was injured and area detectives are investigating, police said.

The vehicle taken a 2011 Nissan Rogue, police said. It has an Illinois license plate and the number is DD47882.

Police did not provide further information about the robbery.