Police: Two arrested after attempting to steal car with children inside – Chicago Tribune

Two men were arrested Sunday morning after attempting to steal a car with two children inside in the Jefferson Park neighborhood, according to Chicago police.

The incident occurred in the 5400 block of North Lovejoy Avenue around 8:08 a.m. when a newspaper delivery man exited his vehicle and left it running while on his delivery route, police said.

The man’s two children, ages 1 and 4 years old, were still inside when the two suspects entered the vehicle and stole it, police said. The car was found a few blocks away in the 5400 block of North Central Avenue with both children still inside and unharmed, police said.

The children were taken to Presence Resurrection Medical Center as a precaution, according to police.


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