Gunmen rob FedEx delivery crew in Bucktown on Thanksgiving morning

CHICAGO — While many Chicagoans were making final preparations on Thursday morning for their Thanksgiving celebrations, a handful of people decided to be thankless instead.

Like the duo that robbed a FedEx delivery truck crew in Bucktown around 10:43 a.m.

The delivery workers, a 32-year-old man and his 50-year-old male partner, were in the 1600 block of North Honore when two armed men ordered them to get on the ground, according to Chicago police.

Once the victims were laid out, the gunmen hopped onto their truck and started transferring its cargo to their silver Infiniti, a CPD spokesperson said. No injuries were reported.

Police were trying to determine if the FedEx robbery was linked to a pair of carjackings reported yesterday evening in West Town.

At about 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, about six gunmen wearing masks pulled up to the 1200 block of West Carroll. They hit a man in the back of the head with a gun and drove away with his silver Infiniti SUV. According to people familiar with the case, it looked a lot like the Infinity used in the FedEx heist.

The carjackers arrived on Carroll in a black Jeep, which they carjacked about 20 minutes earlier at the BP station, 101 North Western, a CPD report said.

No arrests have been announced for any of the crimes. No suspect descriptions were available.

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