Gunmen carjack driver within the coronary heart of Boystown, police say


The intersection of Roscoe and Halsted streets in Boystown is seen in July 2019. | File

​Two males, each armed with handguns, carjacked a motorist within the coronary heart of Boystown early Saturday, police mentioned. No accidents had been reported and no arrests have been made.

The 45-year-old driver was sitting in his rental automobile on the 800 block of West Roscoe when one offender approached on either side of the car round four:25 a.m., based on a CPD spokesperson.

Each carjackers displayed handguns and ordered the person out of his automobile. They then sped away westbound on Roscoe along with his car, the spokesperson mentioned. The sufferer sought assist at a close-by comfort retailer.

Stolen was a black 2019 Dodge Challenger bearing a license plate that begins with AK846.

The town’s license plate reader community detected the stolen car touring within the Garfield Park neighborhood twice on Saturday: as soon as about 30 minutes after the crime and once more round 12:40 p.m.

Police provided no descriptions of the offenders. Space North detectives are investigating.

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