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2 armed men tied to 3 robberies on L trains, CTA platforms

Surveillance footage of two men who have been robbing people on CTA trains and at stations. | Chicago Police Department

The same two armed men are believed to have robbed people on CTA trains and at L stations on the North Side, Northwest Side and South Side, according to a police community alert.

Armed with a handgun, the pair took victims’ property before getting off at the next stop or jumping a turnstile, and, in one case, pepper-sprayed the victim, according to the police, who said the robberies happened:

• At 2:30 p.m. Monday in the 3400 block of West Lawrence Avenue in Albany Park.

• At 5 p.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of West Fullerton Avenue in Lincoln Park.

• At 4 a.m. June 25 in the 400 block of West 69th Street in Englewood.