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Cops Release Photos Of Suspected Pink Line Robber

February 06, 2019 - 6:53 am

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Chicago police have released photos of a man suspected of grabbing cellphones from people’s hands on Pink Line L trains.

The two robberies happened almost two weeks apart on trains near the Ashland station on the West Side, police said. The incidents happened 4:10 p.m. on Jan. 17, and about 1:30 p.m. Jan. 29.

The man, thought to be between 18- and 23-years old, grabbed phones from seated riders and fled the train, police said.

Anyone with information was asked to call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

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