Cops seek 3 men who attacked, robbed 63-year-old man at Loop Brown Line station

Police are looking for looking for three offenders who battered and robbed a 63-year-old man at the Washington-Wells Brown Line station on Thursday morning.

Police released these surveillance images of the suspects. | CPD

The men, seen in this surveillance image that Chicago police released Friday, grabbed the victim by his neck and demanded his wallet around 5 a.m., according to CPD. They then reached into his pockets and took his property by force, the department said.

Tips can be shared with Area Central detectives at 312-745-4443. The case number is JF-247598.

Friday’s alert from police was the second in as many days about robberies at CTA stations in the Loop. On Wednesday, Mass Transit detectives released a photo of a man who allegedly took a woman’s purse by force at the Clark-Lake Blue Line station over the weekend.

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