4 migrants robbed and strangled a man on the Pink Line, Chicago police say

Left to right: Carlos Carreno-Carreno, Yonnier Guasamucare Garcia, Fernando Loyo-Rodriguez, and Wilker Gutierrez Sierra. (Chicago Police Department)

CHICAGO — Four men who live at a migrant shelter in downtown Chicago have been charged with robbing and strangling a passenger on the Pink Line, officials say.

The foursome attacked and robbed the 48-year-old man while riding a train near the Kostner station around 4:45 p.m. on Saturday, a CPD news release said. Chicago cops swooped in and arrested the suspects about 45 minutes later at the Pulaski station.

More information about the allegations will be revealed during their detention hearings at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse on Monday afternoon.

CPD identified the men as Fernando Loyo-Rodriguez, 22, Wilker Gutierrez Sierra, 21, Carlos Carreno-Carreno, 20, and 18-year-old Yonnier Guasamucare Garcia. They all list home addresses in the 300 block of South Plymouth, home to the Standard Club migrant shelter.

Prosecutors charged each man with robbery and aggravated battery by strangulation.

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