Chicago police were looking for the suspect who was responsible for an armed car theft in the parking lot of the former Mercy Hospital on the south side of the city on Thursday evening, authorities said.
The incident was reported around 4:00 p.m. in the parking lot of what is now Insight Hospital and Medical Center, formerly Mercy Hospital.
A 40-year-old woman was in a vehicle in the parking lot when an unknown perpetrator approached and opened the driver’s door, police said. The perpetrator claimed to be armed and then requested the woman’s vehicle.
The victim was not injured.
Area Three detectives were investigating.