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CTA robberies reported at Loop train stations

May 21, 2013 5:54:46 AM PDT
Chicago police are warning commuters about a recent increase in robberies on CTA trains and platforms in the Loop.

The suspect steals iPhones and purses with force or the threat of force, according to a community alert issued by police.

Robberies have been reported at train stations in the 200-block of South State Street, the 100-block of North Wabash Avenue and the 100-block of South Dearborn Street.

Chicago police advise CTA passengers to be aware of surroundings, to report suspicious activity immediately and to remain on the scene after an incident when possible.


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