Rush Hour Robbery At Diversey Brown Line

| Chicago Transit Authority

Two men robbed a victim at gunpoint near the Diversey Brown Line station during yesterday’s evening rush hour, police said.

The victim was near the station when two offenders approached, pulled out a handgun, and demanded property around 6:45 p.m.

The men then fled in opposite directions.

Both offenders were described as black men 35-40 years old. One stands about 6’3” tall, weighs 215 pounds, and has a beard with short dreadlocks. He displayed the handgun and was last seen running southbound. The second man was wearing a green shirt with blue pants. He had a beard and an afro. He ran northbound after the holdup.

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