Cops look for gunman who robbed CTA passenger in River North

Chicago police said this man robbed a CTA passenger at the Grand Red Line station on July 30. | Chicago Police Department

CHICAGO — Police are trying to locate a man who robbed a CTA passenger in River North on Sunday morning.

The man seen wearing two different hoodies in these CTA surveillance images confronted a 43-year-old man with a handgun as they rode the train near the Grand station around 2:15 a.m., according to Chicago police. He took the victim’s property and fled.

CPD said the suspect is between 20 and 30 years old.

Tips can be shared with detectives at 312-745-4706. The case number is JG-361577.

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