West Loop hotel valet carjacked at gunpoint, another hijacking reported in Logan Square

Chicago — A hotel valet attendant was carjacked of a customer’s BMW in the West Loop on Wednesday morning, according to Chicago police. Then, Wednesday evening, armed carjackers stole another man’s BMW in Logan Square.

The 25-year-old valet attendant had just parked the BMW X3 when four men pulled up near him in the 100 block of North Green around 10:05 a.m. One of the hijackers ordered him to turn over the car keys, then drove away with the car, police said.

An officer at the scene said the carjackers were four Black males between 15 and 18 years old who arrived in a light-colored four-door Kia or Genesis.

Then, at 7:15 p.m., two armed carjackers took a 27-year-old man’s BMW X5 in Logan Square.

Police said the victim had just parked the car in the 1600 block of North Campbell when one hijacker confronted him with a gun and the other took the victim’s valuables. Both hijackers got into the man’s car and headed west on Wabansia.

The carjackers were described as a tall Black male between 18 and 25 years old and a Black male between 16 and 21 years old, both of whom wore ski masks.

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