Chicago cops hunting for man who mugged 80-year-old woman on the Red Line

Chicago police are hoping the public will help them track down the man who mugged an 80-year-old woman on a Red Line train over the weekend.

This man mugged an 80-year-old woman on a Red Line train near Jarvis on June 9, 2022, CPD said. | CPD

The victim had her purse secured over her neck when the man seen in these CTA surveillance images pulled on the bag with such force that she was yanked from her seat and thrown to the floor, police said. It happened at 1:10 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at the Jarvis station, 1523 West Jarvis, in Rogers Park.

Anyone with information about the man can contact detectives at 312-745-4706 about case number JF-311146.

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