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11-year-old arrested near 4:00 AM attempting to carjack woman

Police said the boy, age 11, was with a group of several suspects attempting to carjack a 48-year-old woman at gunpoint around 4:00 a.m. this morning.

CHICAGO - Chicago Police announced charges this afternoon against an 11-year-old arrested this morning after attempting to carjack a woman in the Douglas area on the city's south side.

The incident reportedly happened around 3:50 a.m. this morning on the 3400 block of S. Giles Avenue in the Douglas area on the city's south side.

Police said the boy, age 11, was with a group of several suspects attempting to carjack a 48-year-old woman at gunpoint on the above mentioned block.

The boy was arrested on S. Calumet Avenue, just around the corner from the attempted carjacking, and was taken into custody without additional incident. He has been formally charged with one (1) felony count of attempted aggravated vehicular hijacking with a firearm.

The boy is a juvenile so will not be identified but he's due in juvenile bond court tomorrow.


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