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On Feb. 1, at approximately 2:05 p.m., police officers were dispatched to Sheridan Road and Davis Street for a carjacking that had just occurred. The victim, an 84-year old woman from Evanston, told police she was driving her gray 2011 Lexus north on Sheridan Road near Davis Street when she was rear-ended by a black Acura. When she exited her vehicle a black man exited the Acura and got into the victim’s Lexus, said Commander Ryan Grew of the Evanston Police Department. The man then fled in the victim’s Lexus north on Sheridan Road as the offending Acura followed. The suspects were described as two younger black males wearing gray hoodies. Also taken was the victim’s purse containing credit cards, house keys, and $200.The victim was not injured, said the Commander.
Evanston police detectives are currently conducting an investigation into the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Evanston Police Department at (847) 866-5040 or utilize Text-A-Tip by texting CRIMES (274637) and entering EPDTIP in the message line, followed by the tip information.