Off-duty officer robbed of gun, carjacked in South Shore neighborhood

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Police are searching for suspects after an off duty officer was robbed and carjacked last week.

According to police, the officer was visiting friends last Friday in the South Shore neighborhood when he saw the suspects break into his car.  The suspects stole his star, police vest and gun from the car and fled.

Police say the office got into the car and followed the suspects to 70th and East End where he tried to apprehend them.

The office suffered cuts and bruises during a fight with the suspects.

The suspects then got into the officer’s car and fled.

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