Cops looking for man who robbed woman at Clark-Lake Blue Line

Chicago police are asking for help as they try to locate the man who robbed a woman at the Clark-Lake Blue Line station Sunday morning. CPD released this surveillance image of the man on Wednesday afternoon.

Chicago police released this surveillance image of the suspect. | CPD

They said he grabbed the woman’s purse from her shoulder on the Blue Line platform and then wrestled with her for control of the bag around 5:50 a.m. He eventually overpowered the woman and took the purse, police said.

He is 18- to 25-years-old and 5’10” to 6-feet tall, the police bulletin said.

Anyone with information about the man can contact Mass Transit investigators at 312-745-4443 regarding case JF-242852.

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