Cops: Man Charged With Robbing Three CTA Customers In Loop This Week

Caezer is accused of robbing three CTA customers in the Loop this week

A convicted felon is charged with three separate robberies that targeted CTA customers in the Loop this week, police said. The man is also charged with stealing cell phones from a business on the South Side on Wednesday.

Teron Caezer, 24, was arrested in the 200 block of North State Street around 2 a.m. on Friday after he allegedly robbed a woman of her phone on the Red Line train platform at Lake Street. Caezer ran to street level after the mugging, but cops caught up with him on Lower Wacker Drive near Michigan Avenue, according to police.

Caezer is also charged with robbing a woman onboard a CTA train in the first block of South State Street around 11:35 a.m. on Thursday and with mugging another woman as she stood at a bus stop in the first block of South Dearborn around 11:10 p.m. on Thursday.

Also, Caezer is accused of stealing cellphones from a store in the 6300 block of South King Drive around 9:20 a.m. on Wednesday, according to police.

Altogether, Caezer is charged with three counts of felony robbery and one count of felony theft. Judge John Lyke set bail at $150,000.

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