Police are looking for leads in two incidents “in which victims had their cell phones stolen on the CTA Green Line train. Both victims were seated near the doors and as the train approached the Lake and Pulaski stop, an offender(s) grabbed the phones from their hands and fled out the train doors,” according to a statement released by CPD’s News Affairs.

The incidents happened at the CTA Green Line stop at Lake and Pulaski on April 2, at 8:50 a.m. and at 7:45 a.m. One offender is described as a black male, 14 to 16 years of age, 5’1” to 5’3”, weighing between 100 and 130 pounds. Another offender is described as an 18-year-old black male dressed in all black clothing.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area North at (312) 744-8263. 

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