Armed carjackings reported in Wicker Park


CHICAGO — Chicago police are warning drivers about two recent carjackings in Wicker Park.

The first incident happened Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 1:35 p.m. in the 1300 block of N. Wolcott Avenue.

Another driver was carjacked Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. in the 1600 block of W. Beach Avenue.

In both incidents, two men stole the victims’ vehicles after flashing a gun.

They were wearing blue masks, possibly surgical masks. Police only have a vague description of the men.

Anyone with information is asked to call Bureau of Detectives – Area North at (312) 744-8263.


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