Carjacker with assault rifle steals 3 cars in Chicago’s Avondale and Bucktown

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CHICAGO -- Three cars were stolen, all on Saturday, by a carjacker armed with an assault rifle.

Chicago Police issued a community alert after the thefts in the Bucktown and Avondale neighborhoods.

The first happened just before noon in the 2700 block of North Western Ave.

The same man struck again later in the day in the 3000 block of North Sawyer and in the 2600 block of Elston.