Woman robbed on North-Clybourn Red Line platform

Police are investigating after a woman reported being robbed at knifepoint on the North-Clybourn Red Line platform yesterday evening.

A man walked up to the 26-year-old as she waited for a northbound train around 7:15 p.m., police said. The offender reportedly pulled out a knife, took the woman’s purse, and then ran from the station.

The woman said the robber is a black male who’s about 30-years-old. He wore a black scarf on his face, stonewash jeans, a black hoodie, and white shoes.

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