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Woman car jacked, robbed on Northwest Side

Updated: October 12, 2012 8:46AM

A woman was robbed of her car, cell phone and purse while driving into a garage in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side Thursday night.

The 24-year-old woman was driving a Mitsubishi Lancer into a garage in the 5400 block of West Wrightwood Avenue at 9:45 p.m. when two men in their 20s wearing dark hoodies approached, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

One of the men was armed with a gun and both men fled in her vehicle through the alley after also stealing her purse and cell, Greer said.

No one was injured.

Area North detectives are investigating.

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