Mom injured trying to save son, 8, inside vehicle carjacked from North Side parking lot

Veronica Harden, 36, was arrested on Thursday at approximately 9:31 p.m. in the 4200 block of North Richmond Street in the city's Albany Park neighborhood, police said.

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- Breaking news at this hour. A mother was hurt trying to save her child, who was in her vehicle as it was carjacked. This happened in a parking lot in the 3300 block of West Belmont in the Annandale neighborhood. A witness who did not want to show his face saying that the two families met up after sports practice and that the mother was standing right outside of her vehicle when someone else jumped into the driver's seat.

- To see a mom dragged 500 yards down the street and dragged under the car to save her kid, you know, this has got to stop.

- The eight-year-old managed to get out of that moving car at Belmont and Campbell, and he's OK. His mother taken to Illinois Masonic, and she also is expected to be OK tonight.