Uptown: Charges filed in carjacking of sushi deliveryman

Dylan Sanders (inset) and the approximate location of the carjacking. | CPD; Google

A 19-year-old has been charged in connection the April 11th carjacking of a delivery driver in the Uptown neighborhood. Dylan T. Sanders was arrested two days after the carjacking as he drove the stolen Honda Fit in Rogers Park, police said.

Prosecutors charged him with vehicular hijacking; receiving-possessing a stolen motor vehicle; resisting police; obstructing identification, and three traffic violations.

Around 10:30 p.m. on April 11th, a sushi delivery driver reported that he was attacked by up to ten teenagers as he made a delivery near Magnolia Avenue and Gunnison Street. During the attack, some members of the group drove away with his car, which had been left idling in the street, according to a police report.

Police said the victim, who suffered cuts to his face, sought help at a nearby bar.

Bail for Sanders has been set at $50,000.

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