Oak Parker carjacked at gunpoint on Garfield St.

January 18th, 2019 3:50 PM

By Timothy Inklebarger

Staff Reporter

An Oak Park resident was carjacked at gunpoint in the 700 block of Garfield Street at 10:26 p.m. on Jan. 17.

The victim was exiting a red 2014 Kia Forte, when a man exited a white sedan, displayed a handgun and demanded the victim's keys and cellphone.

The victim complied and the offender fled in the vehicle westbound on Garfield Street, followed by the white sedan.

The cellphone was later recovered near Lexington Street and South Oak Park Avenue.

The estimated loss is $20,000.

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  • Brian Slowiak (Facebook Verified)

    Posted: January 20th, 2019 7:00 PM

    Wasn't it the little girl in Poltergeist who said, "They"re back"The auto hijackers, "They're back".

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