Police investigate weekend robberies aboard CTA trains in Loop, Near North

Chicago police are investigating at least two more robberies of CTA train passengers from over the weekend.

A 62-year-old man told police that a group of three offenders approached him as they rode a southbound Red Line train near Clark-Division around 12:10 a.m. on Saturday.

The robbers began beating the man and took his valuables before they all fled off the train and out the northwest exit of the Clark-Division station, police said.

Witnesses said the robbers are three black males between 14- and 21-years-old. One is heavyset and wore a blue jacket. Another wore a red hoodie.

An ambulance crew treated the man for minor injuries.

Then, another CTA passenger reported that a group of four apparently homeless men pushed and robbed him at the Clark-Lake station around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

The victim said the offenders, who all appeared to be disheveled and between 50- and 60-years-old, took his wallet and fled onto an outbound Brown Line.

Area Central detectives are investigating both cases.

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