Woman Carjacked In Lakeview Saturday Morning

Police are investigating a carjacking that was reported near Belmont and Lakewood in Lakeview this morning.

The carjacked vehicle is similar to this Nissan Versa

Several residents near the 1200 block of West Belmont reported a woman screaming for help shortly after 4AM. One witness reported seeing the victim jump from her car as a man sped off in the vehicle.

The victim told police that an unknown man claimed to have a gun as he tucked a hand under his shirt to imply that he was armed.

The offender was last seen driving southbound on Lakewood then westbound on Fletcher in the woman’s blue Nissan Versa hatchback bearing Illinois license plate A349501.

Police described the carjacker only as a black man who wore a gray sweatshirt.

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