Police release surveillance image of suspected CTA cell phone thief

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police have released a surveillance image of suspected cell phone thief on a CTA Pink Line train.

Police said the incident took place while the train was stopped in the 2000-block of South Kostner Avenue at 8:55 p.m. on March 10.

The suspect approached the victim, took their cell phone from their hand and fled, police said.

The suspect is described by police as black, 17-18 years of age, five foot seven inches to five foot nine inches and 120 to 140 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Area Central Detectives at (312) 747-8382.
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