Armed carjacking occurs at Second, Chalmers streets

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Cameron Krasucki

A university police officer takes a lap around the parking before leaving the area on October 8th, 2020. An armed carjacking has occurred at around 3:45 p.m.

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

Post updated on Feb. 1 at 4:53 p.m.

On Tuesday afternoon, an armed carjacking occurred at the intersection of Second and Chalmers streets. The suspects were arrested within the hour and the situation has been resolved, according to an Illini Alert.

An Illini-Alert was sent at 3:54 p.m., urging people to use caution and avoid the area.

Another Illini-Alert was sent at 4:10 p.m., stating that the suspects left the area and it was safe to resume normal activities.

Editor’s note: This is an ongoing story. Stay with The Daily Illini for updates. 

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