Delivery driver, his family hijacked by a gun in Ford Heights – NBC Chicago


Police in suburban Cook County are looking for two men who allegedly hijacked a car delivery driver and forced his mother and daughter out of a vehicle at gunpoint.

The incident happened Saturday night in Ford Heights, Cook County Sheriff’s Police said.

Authorities say the 46-year-old, who drove a car with her 11-year-old daughter and 64-year-old mother inside as passengers, was making a delivery through the DoorDash app in the 1100 block of the avenue Werline at around 7 p.m.

When the woman arrived at her destination, she went up to the house and saw that it looked like an abandoned structure.

At that time, the woman told police that she noticed two men walking down the street towards her vehicle. As this happened, the victim said she ran towards the vehicle, yelling at the men not to hurt them and begging her mother and daughter to get out of the car.

The 64-year-old woman said she locked the car doors when the men approached, but when they reached the car, one of the men pulled out a gun, pointed it at the three victims and their ordered to get out of the vehicle. . The other suspect in the case also pulled out a gun, authorities said.

The woman and the 11-year-old girl got out of the car, and the two suspects got into the vehicle and fled.

Sheriff’s police released a description of the vehicle after the incident. The vehicle is a black 2018 Mazda 3, with Illinois license plate CH62717.

Anyone with information about the crime is encouraged to call the police at 708-865-4896, or call 911.


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