Cops seek suspect in Brown Line train robbery

Chicago police on Thursday released surveillance images of a suspect who is wanted for allegedly robbing a Brown Line passenger on the North Side last week.

Police released these surveillance images of a person they’re trying to identify in connection with a robbery at the Sedgwick Brown Line station. | CPD

Police said the victim was seated on the train at 3:52 p.m. Thursday, January 27, when the offender took his phone by force and fled at the Sedgwick station, 1536 North Sedgwick, in Old Town.

Anyone with information about the case can contact CPD Mass Transit detectives at 312-745-4443 regarding case #JF-126541.

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