Chinatown carjacking video released as Chicago cops try to drum up leads

Two carjackers block the path of a victim in the 300 block of West 24th Street in Chinatown. | Chicago Police Department

Chicago police released surveillance video on Wednesday, hoping someone will recognize two men who carjacked a victim in Chinatown this summer.

The footage shows two men riding bikes around the neighborhood around 11 p.m. on June 28.

At about 11:14 p.m., the victim is seen walking along a parking lot behind residential buildings in the 300 block of West 24th Street as the two men approach on bicycles.

Suddenly, the carjackers turn their bikes, one stopping in front of the victim and the other behind. He managed to slip away, but the carjackers chased him down, robbed him, and drove away with his black 2018 Nissan, according to Chicago police.

Tips can be shared with Area One Detective Conroy at 312-747-8380. Anonymous submissions can be made online at Refer to case number JG320225.

Here is the video:

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