14-year-old girl committed 4 violent robberies on the Red Line, police say

Surveillance images from Chicago police show the suspects in a robbery at the 79th Street Red Line. Police have announced charges against the two females. (Chicago Police Department)

CHICAGO — A 14-year-old girl is charged with committing four robberies on the Red Line last month, including three on the same day, according to Chicago police. CPD previously announced that a 15-year-old girl was also charged with some of the crimes. At least two men involved in the incidents remain at large.

On Saturday, police said the 14-year-old robbed and battered a 23-year-old woman on the Red Line at Cermak-Chinatown around 8:30 p.m. on May 6.

They also charged her with battering three CTA passengers on the Red Line on May 10. A 22-year-old woman was mugged at 95th Street around 12:04 a.m. About two hours later, a 21-year-old woman was battered and robbed at Cermak-Chinatown. Then, at 10:45 p.m., six people attacked and robbed a 29-year-old man at the 79th Street station, according to police.

On Friday, mass transit police officers arrested the girl after they recognized her at the Roosevelt station. She is charged with four counts of robbery and four counts of aggravated battery of a transit passenger.

On May 21, CPD announced that a 15-year-old girl had been charged in connection with all three of the May 10 robberies.

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