Police Search For Suspect Of CTA Brown Line Robbery At Sedgwick Station

February 07, 2019 - 7:12 am

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Chicago police are looking for a man suspected of stealing someone’s cell phone Monday night at the Sedgwick station of the CTA Brown Line.

At 9:06 p.m., a man forcefully nabbed a female’s cell phone from her hand as she stood on the platform at 1536 N. Sedgwick in Old Town, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

Chicago police

The suspect was described as a black man between 20 and 30 years ago, between 5-foot-7 and 5-foot-10 and between 160 and 190 pounds, police said.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

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