CHICAGO - A 17-year-old boy has been charged in connection to four carjackings that occurred over the last month.
The juvenile faces four felony counts of aggravated vehicular hijacking with a firearm, one felony count of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and one felony count of possession of a controlled substance.
On Wednesday, the teen allegedly carjacked a 27-year-old woman in the 5900 block of South Springfield. He was arrested about 12 hours later.
He was also charged in connection to the following aggravated carjackings:
- April 18 – 6500 block of S. St Louis, 17-year-old male victim
- May 3 – 4500 block of S. Whipple, 33-year-old male victim
- May 9 – 4500 block of S. Richmond, 39-year-old male victim
The offender was placed into custody, at which time a weapon and narcotics were recovered, police said.
No additional information was made available.