Streeterville robbery: Car stolen at gunpoint outside Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago police say

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Thursday, December 30, 2021
Man's car stolen at gunpoint outside Chicago children's hospital: CPD
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Chicago police said a 22-year-old man was standing next to his car outside a children's hospital when a group stole the vehicle at gunpoint.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 22-year-old man had his car stolen at gunpoint right outside Lurie Children's Hospital in Streeterville Wednesday night, Chicago police said.

CPD said the man was standing next to his car in the 700-block of North St. Clair Street about 5:45 p.m. when three men approached. One of the men pulled out a gun and demanded the vehicle, according to Chicago police.

The victim complied, and two of the men drove away in the car, while the other fled on foot.

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No one was hurt in the incident, Chicago police said.

CPD is working to quell a rash of crime across the city's North Side in recent weeks.