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Group Of Carjackers Targeting People Sitting In Parked Cars On North Side, Police Say

The carjackers had a gun during at least one of the incidents.

One of the carjackings happened in the 4200 block of North Kenmore Avenue. [Google Maps]
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CHICAGO — Police are warning Lakeview residents about a string of carjackings. 

During three recent incidents, victims were sitting in parked cars when three carjackers walked up to them, opened the driver’s door and ordered the driver out of the car, according to a Chicago Police community alert. The carjackers had a gun during one of the incidents.

The carjackings occurred:
• 2:15 p.m. Thursday in the 4200 block of North Kenmore Avenue
• 10:30 p.m. Saturday in the 1300 block of West Wellington Avenue
• 7:15 p.m. Sunday in the 2200 block of West Melrose Street

The robbers used a gray Toyota Camry in one of the carjackings.

Anyone with information about the carjackings was asked to call police at 312-744-8263.