CPD warns of Chinatown robberies near CTA Green, Red Line stops

Chicago police say 20- to 30-year-old man demands property near Cermak CTA stops
CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police have issued an alert for CTA riders in Chinatown after robberies were reported this month at stops along Cermak Road.

CPD said a man is robbing bus and train riders near the CTA Red and Green lines. It's happened at least twice since the beginning of the month, in the 100-block of West Cermak at 6:30 p.m. April 1 and in the 200-block of West Cermak at 2:55 p.m. Saturday.

A 20- to 30-year-old man, who is 5-feet 8-inches tall to 5-feet 10-inches tall, with black, short hair, will approach victims and demand their personal property, Chicago police said.

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No one has been hurt so far, and no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Area Central detectives at 312-747-8384.

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