When a crew from CBS’ Atlanta affiliate left their rental automotive operating to cover activity outdoors musician R. Kelly’s Chicago studio, it took lower than a minute for someone to steal the key fob, they stated.
Chicago cops responded round eleven:50 p.m. Sunday to a theft report within the 200 block of North Justine Avenue, police officers stated.
Police stated they have been advised someone acquired out of a black SUV, went into a 2018 Chevy Malibu and took the keys from inside. The suspect then acquired into the SUV and took off southbound on Justine, police stated. Police stated no arrests had been made.
Jonathan Carlson, chief investigative reporter for CBS in Atlanta, stated he and a colleague have been reporting a story “on R. Kelly and his recording studio when a bunch of people left the building.”
The drivers’ aspect window was open, the Malibu was operating, they usually have been steps away, in between the studio and the rental automotive parked simply south of the alley that borders it, Carlson stated.
The reporter rotated and noticed somebody contained in the Malibu, he stated. Carlson also observed that a black SUV had come out of the alley and parked alongside their automotive.
He started to run at the rental automotive and the stranger escaped into the passenger aspect of the SUV, which then sped off, he stated.
“We needed to leap out of the automotive to film what was happening and that’s when anyone took benefit of it,” Carlson stated.
It occurred in a short time, he stated. Each men stated they have been physically OK, and had observed nothing missing apart from the keys.
Without divulging too much concerning the story they’re engaged on, Carlson stated that they had seen the SUV within the space beforehand in the course of the night time and consider whoever took the key fob focused them due to their jobs.
“We have been right here to uncover the reality about what’s happening right here and what we saw this previous night, what we witnessed and what you’ll see on the news tomorrow night time, was disturbing,” Carlson stated. “And what shortly occurred to us in the strategy of the melee that was occurring outdoors right here was even more disturbing. Nevertheless it’s not going to cease us type displaying what was happening right here.”