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Video shows armed carjacking at West Town car wash in Chicago

A video shared on social media reveals a brazen armed carjacking Saturday outside a West Town car wash in Chicago.

Two men approached the victims, a man, and a woman in their 30s, as they waited in line at a car wash in the 400 block of North Halsted Street, according to Chicago police said.

Video shows one man point a handgun at the driver and takes his belongings while the other man opens the passenger door and takes the woman’s personal belongings.

The men got inside the Land Rover and drove south on Halsted Street, police said. The couple was not injured.

Carjackings in Chicago remain high in 2021, with the Chicago Police Department reporting 340 carjackings in January and February. Last year, 1,417 carjackings were reported throughout the city, which is more than double the previous year.

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