Woman carjacked at gunpoint at Oak Park gas station

Two men in ski masks hijack vehicle on Wednesday night

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By Timothy Inklebarger

Staff Reporter

A Chicago woman was carjacked at the BP gas station at 300 Lake St. on Dec. 27 at 9:07 p.m., according to Oak Park police.

Two men wearing black ski masks approached her in the gas station lot, one whom displayed a black handgun and told the woman to give up her property. The woman dropped the keys to her gray 2014 Toyota RAV4.

The gunman's accomplice picked up the keys, and both men got into the vehicle and fled eastbound on Lake Street.

The gunman was 5-foot-10 to 6 feet tall and wore a dark green jacket, black jeans, black and white shoes and blue latex gloves. His accomplice was of the same height, had a thin build and wore a black jacket, black jeans, black shoes, white socks and light blue latex gloves.

CONTACT: tim@oakpark.com

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Brent R Jones from Oak Park  

Posted: December 29th, 2017 11:52 AM

Why is there a 2 day delay before I can find out from the police that this carjacking happened 1/2 block from my house??

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