Cops seek 2 suspects for armed robbery on Blue Line train in the Loop

Police are asking for help as they try to track down two men who robbed a Blue Line passenger in the Loop.

The robbery happened on a northbound train at Clark-Lake around 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, September 1. Police said a 22-year-old man was on the train when two men approached him, displayed a handgun, and took his property. They then fled from the train.

Police released these surveillance images of the suspects on Tuesday morning:

Chicago police released these CTA surveillance images of two suspects being sought in connection with the robbery. | CPD

Anyone who has information about the suspects can contact Area One detectives at 312-745-4443 about case #JE-357631.

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