Police warn of South Side vehicular hijackings

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Police are warning South Side residents after a few vehicles were hijacked in July near the Bronzeville neighborhood.

Offenders approached people near their vehicle, produced a weapon and demanded their keys and vehicle, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

The vehicles were stolen:

  • about 1:50 a.m. July 12 in the 3100 block of South Michigan;
  • about 7:15 a.m. July 14 in the 3400 block of South Giles; and
  • about 1:40 p.m. July 14 in the 3100 block of South Indiana.

Anyone with information should contact Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.

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