Teen charged with 9 armed carjackings across Chicago in single day – NBC Chicago

Two teenagers are facing felony charges in connection with a series of armed carjackings this month, with one suspect accused of carrying out nine burglaries on the same day.

Authorities filed charges against a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old on Wednesday afternoon, accusing them both of a series of carjackings in August.

Neither teen was named in the indictments, per state law.

One of the teenagers was arrested in the 6500 block of South Rockwell Street on Tuesday, police say. He is accused of carrying out at least 11 armed carjackings between August 18 and August 30, nine of which occurred in a single day on August 20.

He was charged with 11 counts of aggravated hijacking with a firearm and two counts of criminal damage to government property.

A 16-year-old suspect has been charged in connection with four of the carjackings, all of which took place on August 20. He faces four counts of aggravated hijacking with a firearm, as well as one count of possession of a stolen vehicle. vehicle.

No additional information has been provided by the police at this time.

NBC Chicago

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