The following has been provided by the Chicago Police Department:
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 001st (Central) District of robbery related incidents during the month of April. Two incidents have occurred on CTA trains while in motion. Unknown offender(s) have punched the unsuspecting victims in the face, causing bodily harm, and then grabbed the victim’s cell phones or purses, and fled as the train doors opened. These incidents have occurred during the evening hours in the general geographical locations listed below:
Incident times and locations:
- 1200 block of S. State St. on 21 April 2017 at 6:00 PM (Orange Line)
- 300 block of S. State St. on 23 April 2017 at 3:18 AM (Red Line)
For the community alert handout, click here.
As always, if you “See Something, Say Something”. For life-threatening emergencies, call 911. To report suspicious activity, call 855-RPRT-2-S4 (855-777-8274).