Man has car stolen twice in 3 hours

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CHICAGO (WLS) -- Corey Simon astir couldn't judge it himself.

"I mean, who gets their car stolen 2 times successful 3 hours," helium asked aloud.

First, a brazen daylight car theft, close from the car shop. Simon said it happened Monday erstwhile helium took his 2017 Jaguar SUV for an lipid change.

A acheronian four-door conveyance drives up, 2 radical successful masks exit, past participate the bay wherever Simon's car had its hood up. They closed it up, hopped in, and took off.

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"Masked individuals came successful and conscionable took the car and hijacked it," Simon said.

Simon called constabulary - they were determination successful minutes - and showed them the GPS tracker connected the car.

"We recovered it connected the westbound broadside of Chicago," helium said.

His Jaguar went from Bucktown to the 2600-block of W. Madison successful East Garfield Park.

CPD escorted him to his vehicle. Simon got his car backmost and took it to his section state presumption to capable up, then, "I got retired of my car, filled up with gas, and successful hopped different idiosyncratic that stole my car and drove off."

He says wrong a three-hour span, his car was stolen twice. He said helium near it moving portion filing up astatine the state station.

"Gone successful 60 seconds oregon less," helium said. "The nozzle was successful the tank, state was flying everywhere."

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This clip the car went from the 2300 artifact of West Fullerton successful Bucktown to Douglas Park.

"I contacted the 2 officers who helped maine antecedently and said, 'you're ne'er gonna judge this, but my car was stolen again.'"

Chicago constabulary were capable to retrieve his car again. Simon said determination were stolen plates connected it by the clip they'd gotten it backmost the 2nd time, and that he's grateful for the speedy enactment of police.

"Just a beingness acquisition that we each request to beryllium cautious of our surroundings and conscionable beryllium astute and diligent," helium said.

As for his friends and family?

"They're telling maine to bargain immoderate lottery tickets astatine this point," helium said. "Luck is connected my broadside conscionable hopefully it'll beryllium bully luck this time."

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