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