Woman, 84, carjacked in Evanston

EVANSTON, Ill. (WLS) -- Police in north suburban Evanston are hunting for two male suspects who carjacked an 84-year-old woman Thursday.

The suspects rear-ended her and took off with her car and her belongings, Evanston police said.

Police said it is the first, "bump and run" carjacking incident in Evanston. It happened just after 2 p.m. on Sheridan Road near Davis Street.

The woman was driving her gray 2011 Lexus when she was rear-ended by a black Acura. When the woman got out of the Lexus, a male suspect from the Acura jumped into it and drove off north on Sheridan, with someone in the Acura following.

Police said the suspects also got away with her purse containing credit cards, house keys and $200 in cash.

The woman was not injured. No one is in custody.
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