Chicago police issue alert after string of West Town armed carjackings

Chicago violence: CPD said several incidents happened this month
CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police shared a community alert after a string of armed carjackings in West Town this month.

The first took place about 1:10 a.m. Jan. 18 in the 600-block of North Wood Street; the second was about 10:20 p.m. Jan. 22 in the 900-block of North Wood; and the third was about 11 p.m. Jan. 23 in the 600-block of North Armour Street, Chicago police said.

In each incident, an unknown suspect or suspects approached the victims, displayed handguns and demanded the victim's vehicle or property.

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The male suspect is described as being between 15 and 20 years old.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Bureau of Detectives - Area Three at (312) 744-8263.
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