Boy, 15, ac­cused of car­jack­ing 84- year- old woman

Chicago Sun-Times - - CITY BEAT | METRO BEAT - Tom Schuba

A 15- year- old boy has been charged with car­jack­ing an 84- year- old woman this month in north sub­ur­ban Evanston.

The woman was driv­ing her Lexus north just after 2 p. m. Feb. 1 on Sheri­dan Road near Davis Street when it was rear- ended by an Acura, ac­cord­ing to Evanston po­lice. When the woman got out, a male from the Acura jumped into the Lexus and drove off, po­lice said. The Lexus was found parked in an al­ley be­hind the boy’s home in the En­gle­wood neigh­bor­hood on Feb. 4, po­lice said.

The boy was iden­ti­fied by the woman, po­lice said. He has a “lengthy crim­i­nal record.” He was charged with felony ag­gra­vated ve­hic­u­lar hi­jack­ing, po­lice said.

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