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Armed Carjackers Hit Gap Neighborhood 3 Times In 3 Days

By Sam Cholke | July 17, 2017 9:33am
 The Gap has been hit with three armed car jackings in three days, according to police.
The Gap has been hit with three armed car jackings in three days, according to police.
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THE GAP — The Gap neighborhood was hit by a rash of carjackings last week, according to police.

The neighborhood experienced three reported car jackings in three days, police said Monday in an alert to the community.

In all three instances, a man with a gun came up to someone near their car and demanded the keys.

The first incident reportedly happened at 1:50 a.m. Wednesday in the 3100 block of South Michigan Avenue, according to police.

That incident was quickly followed by two more on Friday with carjackings reported at 7:15 a.m. in the 3400 block of South Giles Avenue and at 1:40 p.m. in the 3100 block of South Giles Avenue, according to police.

No injuries have been reported.

Police were not able to provide an identifying description of any of the men alleged to have been involved in the carjackings.