Recognize him? Cops say he robbed a woman on the Brown Line and they need help finding him.

CTA surveillance images released by Chicago police show a man suspected of robbing a woman on the Brown Line near Sedgwick on March 17, 2024 (Chicago Police Department)

CHICAGO — Police need help identifying and locating the man who assaulted and robbed a woman on the Brown Line last weekend. Chicago police released CTA surveillance images of the man, hoping someone would provide information about his identity and location.

The robbery occurred around 9:35 a.m. on Sunday, March 17. Police said the man seen in the pictures pushed a woman down on a train seat and grabbed her purse. He stole items from her bag and left the train, CPD said.

Anyone with information about him can contact Mass Transit Unit detectives at 312-745-4706. Refer to case number JH-190987.

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