CHICAGO (CBS) — A teenager has been charged in a pair of carjackings in September 2020 on the South Side, including one in which he’s accused of kidnapping a 22-year-old man.
Police said an 18-year-old man — who was 17 years old at the time of the carjackings — was arrested Monday in West Pullman, after he was linked to the two carjackings.
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The first happened on Sept. 5, 2020. Police said the teen was involved in the carjacking and kidnapping of a 22-year-old man in the 10500 block of South Oglesby Avenue in the South Deering neighborhood.
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He also has been charged in the Sept. 6, 2020 carjacking and armed robbery of a 50-year-old man in the 9900 block of South Winston Avenue in Washington Heights neighborhood.
Police said he is charged as a juvenile with two counts of aggravated vehicular hijacking, one count of kidnapping, one count of armed robbery, one count of theft, and one count of attempt to receive/possess/sell a stolen vehicle.
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He is due to appear in Juvenile Court on Tuesday.