Boy, 15, charged with carjacking woman at gunpoint in Austin
CHICAGO - A 15-year-old boy was charged with carjacking a woman at gunpoint in Chicago's Austin neighborhood Thursday.
Police say the boy was arrested around 3:30 p.m. after he was identified as the offender who took a vehicle at gunpoint from a 33-year-old woman just hours earlier.
The armed carjacking occurred in the 4900 block of West Cortez Street.
Officers found the boy during a traffic stop in the 5100 block of West Concord Place. Police say he tried to flee, but was ultimately taken into custody.
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The boy was scheduled to appear in juvenile court on Friday.
No additional information is available at this time.