CHICAGO (SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE) - A 15-year-old boy has been charged with an attempted carjacking Wednesday morning that ended in a crash in the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood.
Shortly before 9:30 a.m., the teenager tried to steal a car in the 2600 block of South Avers with its 52-year-old owner still inside, according to Chicago Police.
After a struggle, the car struck a fence, police said. The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.
The boy was taken into custody and charged with a felony count of aggravated vehicular hijacking and misdemeanor counts of battery and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, police said. His name was not released because he is a juvenile.