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5 Beaten, Robbed On CTA Trains And Platforms In Loop: Police

July 31, 2019 - 8:35 am

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Five people have been beaten and robbed on CTA trains and platforms in the Loop since July 18.

In each incident, one to three men threatened and beat CTA passengers, hitting them in the face and body before taking property from their hands and pockets, Chicago police said.

The robberies happened in the afternoon and evening hours:

  • July 18 at or near the Jackson Red Line stop;
  • July 23 at or near the Jackson Red Line stop;
  • July 24 at or near the Washington Blue Line stop;
  • July 26 at or near the Harrison Red Line stop; and
  • July 27 at or near the Jackson Blue or Red Line stops.

Anyone with information about these robberies is asked to call Area Central detectives at 312-747-8384.

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