Chicago police investigate carjacking at busy gas station

Two carjackings spanning a little more than 12 hours apart in two, separate areas of the city, have those at a South Loop gas station on alert.

The latest, according to Chicago police, happening at about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday. Officials say a woman pumping her gas was approached by someone asking her for the time.

It was apparently a ploy as the suspect jumped into her car and drove eastbound on Roosevelt Road before ditching her car a few blocks away and jumping into a grey, four-door sedan with multiple people inside and driving away.

It was Monday around 8 p.m. when police say a 22-year-old woman was sitting inside her Chevrolet Trailblazer, parked in an alley when three suspects took that car.

Despite the unfortunate occurrences, back at the BP gas station, they are not enough to keep those pumping gas from doing so in the future.

“We should have better police protection,” one man said.

Police did not get a good description of either suspect and no one is in custody.

There are no reports of injuries to either victim involved.