Surveillance footage of a man suspected in the Jan. 23, armed robbery of a woman transferring from the red line to the green line. Chicago Police Department.

Chicago police are seeking the public’s help in locating the suspect in an armed robbery that took place on Jan. 23, at approximately 2:38 p.m. on CTA property located at 1147 S. Roosevelt.

According to an alert issued by Area Central detectives, the offender, described as a black male, 20-30 years of age, 5’07”-6’00”, 140-175 lbs., and of medium complexion, approached a woman with a Tazer and demanded her cell phone as she transferred to the red line to the green line. The victim complied and the offender then fled the scene. 

Police are asking anyone with information leading to an arrest to contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area Central at (312) 747-8382.