Police warn of robberies along Green Line on West Side

BySun-Times Media Wire
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Chicago police released this image taken from CTA surveillance cameras.
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CHICAGO -- Police are warning residents of two robberies that occurred this month on Green Line Trains between the Pulaski and Cicero stops on the West Side.

The first robbery occurred at 7:30 a.m. March 4 in the 4000 block of West Lake Street, and the second robbery occurred at 3:53 p.m. March 10 in the 4700 block of West Lake Street, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

The victims were on the CTA train when the suspects approached them and demanded their jackets and cellphones, police said.

One suspect was described as a black man between 20-29 years old, standing between 5-foot-11 and 6-foot-2 and weighing 170 pounds with dreadlocks. The second suspect was described as a black man between 19-20 years old, standing 5-foot-8, weighing 160 pounds with red dreadlocks.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area North detectives at (312) 744-8263.

Source: Sun-Times Media Wire - Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2016.)