Third teen charged in Evanston robbery near Main St. CTA station

EVANSTON, Ill. (WLS) -- Three teen girls are accused of robbing a woman in north suburban Evanston after following her from a CTA station.

The third suspect, age 15, was arrested Tuesday afternoon, police said. Police said they identified the suspects using CTA security video footage and arrested two girls, ages 13 and 14, in connection with the robbery on January 23.

Police say the teens followed a woman from the Main Street station on the Purple Line just after midnight on Jan. 10, then robbed her of her cell phone in the 800-block of Judson.

The three girls, all of Chicago, were charged with robbery and will appear in juvenile court.

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