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Man, 10-Year-Old Boy Sought in Oak Park Carjacking, Police Say

The suspects demanded the victim's keys and wallet at gunpoint

An Oak Park resident was carjacked at gunpoint on Friday by an 18-year-old man and 10-year-old boy, police said.

A resident reported that around 5:45 p.m., the 18-year-old, along with the boy, demanded their wallet and keys at gunpoint.

The duo ran away, and hasn't been seen since.

Multiple residents told NBC 5 that they have heard about similar crimes before. 

"We have carjackings, usually late at night or early morning. Not typically in [the] middle of afternoon," said resident Jenny LaBash. "[There] is a lot of foot traffic usually." 

However, another resident said it's a first for the people who live on the street where the crime happened.

"I'm not surprised, not shocked," Lenore Caliendo said. "Oak Park has seen a lot of changes over the last 30 years I have been here."

The victim's car was recovered on Saturday afternoon in the 200 block of North Latrobe in Chicago's South Austin neighborhood. Police have yet to make any arrests.

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