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The teenager allegedly drove off with two kids, a 4-calendar year-outdated female and 7-12 months-outdated boy, in the motor vehicle, police reported.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.


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.