Crime in surging in Mayor Brandon Johnson’s (D) Chicago, with carjackings in particular up 126 percent.
“The number of carjackings is more than double what it was at this point last year,” FOX News reported.
FOX: Another violent weekend in Democrat-run Chicago amid a massive rise in robberies, thefts, batteries, sexual assaults, and carjackings pic.twitter.com/NcdNA22vmA
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FOX News noted that robbery is up 16 percent, thefts are up 14 percent, and sexual assaults are up five percent in Chicago.
Gun violence has remained a constant throughout Johnson’s first few months as mayor.
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