Not In Kansas Anymore: Lincoln Park Woman Carjacked Near Oz Park; Another Carjacking In River North

A woman was carjacked near Oz Park yesterday evening.

Carjackers took a woman’s car at gunpoint near Oz Park in Lincoln Park on Thursday evening. About two hours later, a man was carjacked in River North. Here is the latest from police:

• Around 10:05 p.m. on Thursday, a 30-year-old woman was parking her car in the 2000 block of North Howe when three masked men approached and one of them ordered her out of the vehicle at gunpoint. The offenders jumped in and drove away in her black 2009 Toyota Camry. The woman was not injured, police said. No further description of the robbers was available.

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• Shortly before midnight, a man was approached by two armed men as he walked toward his car in the 800 block of North Orleans. The offenders took his phone, cash, and his green Subaru Forester. Police described the offenders only as black males.

According to police radio traffic, officers found the stolen vehicle in traffic near Congress and State around 12:40 this morning. Police supervisors, adhering to the department’s no-chase policy, terminated the officers’ pursuit of the vehicle as it entered the Eisenhower Expressway.

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