A 13-year-aged boy was charged after allegedly carjacking a foodstuff shipping driver who experienced two children in the backseat in East Garfield Park on Wednesday.

The driver, a 26-calendar year-aged girl, acquired out of her automobile about 4:30 p.m. in the 600 block of North Christiana Avenue when the teenager hopped in and struck her with the auto, Chicago police said.

The teenager allegedly drove off with two kids, a 4-calendar year-outdated female and 7-12 months-outdated boy, in the motor vehicle, police reported. Moments later, the teen acquired out of the automobile while it was nonetheless in motion, according to officers.

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Police stated the car went in excess of a control and struck a fence quite a few blocks absent. No accidents have been reported.

The boy was charged with aggravated vehicular hijacking and aggravated battery with a fatal weapon.