Woman, 4 Teens Charged In Carjacking Near Illinois Medical District

Sun-Times Media Wire
February 25, 2020 - 1:01 pm

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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A woman and four teens have been charged after they were allegedly caught inside a vehicle stolen in a weekend carjacking on the Near West Side.

A 15-year-old boy is charged with aggravated fleeing and possession of a stolen vehicle, Chicago police said.

An 18-year-old Romeoville woman, Odyssey Grace, and three male juveniles, two 16 years old and one 17, face a misdemeanor count each of criminal trespass to a vehicle, police said.

The vehicle was stolen in a Feb. 22 carjacking in the 1800 block of West Ogden Avenue, police said.

A 24-year-old woman was driving at about 9:30 a.m. when she was hit from behind by a Honda, police said. When she got to check for damage, someone left the Honda and pushed the woman aside to get into her vehicle.

The Honda fled on Van Buren, and the woman declined medical treatment.

On Sunday, officers saw the stolen vehicle enter a ramp on I-290 and alerted Illinois State Police, who stopped the vehicle in Gurnee and arrested the occupants, police said.

Court information was not immediately available.

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