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Naperville Police investigate aggravated vehicular hijacking, seek information


Above / Individuals and/or witnesses with information regarding the car jacking are encouraged to contact the Investigations Division at the Naperville Police Department at (630) 420-6666. (PN file photos are used to help flag online reports about Naperville Police Department responses to emergency calls and Crime Stoppers, always reminding readers that keeping the community safe is everyone’s responsibility. Be alert. Stay safe.)

On July 5, 2022, at approximately 9:02PM, Naperville Police Officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of South Naper Boulevard for the report of a vehicular hijacking. The preliminary investigation indicated that soon after parking his vehicle, the victim was approached by three subjects, all of them armed with handguns. The victim was forced to surrender his car keys at gunpoint.

Two offenders entered the victim’s Audi sedan while another offender entered an awaiting light-colored SUV driven by a fourth offender. Both vehicles then fled the area prior to the police arriving. The victim was not injured in this incident.

The victim’s Audi was allegedly involved in another vehicular hijacking in Will County (not Naperville) and has not been recovered.

The initial three offenders in this case are described as male blacks, average builds, wearing dark clothing, and dark masks. All of them were reportedly armed with handguns.

The fourth subject who was driving the SUV was only identified as being a male.

Anyone who has information regarding this case is asked to contact the Naperville Police Department at (630) 420-6666 and ask for investigations.

Report submitted by Public Information Office for the Naperville Police Department.


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