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A surveillance photo of the man who robbed Green Line passengers at gunpoint Dec. 1 at the Cermak-McCormick Place station. | Chicago police

Police searching for armed robber who stole cellphones from Green Line riders

SHARE Police searching for armed robber who stole cellphones from Green Line riders
SHARE Police searching for armed robber who stole cellphones from Green Line riders

Police are looking for a man who robbed a group of Green Line passengers at gunpoint earlier this month at the Cermak-McCormick Place station in the South Loop.

About 11:05 p.m. Dec. 1, the suspect approached passengers who were seated on a train at the station, 12 E. Cermak, and demanded their cellphones while brandishing a dark-colored handgun, according to a community alert from Chicago police. After taking their phones, he ran from the train.

The suspected robber is described a black man, thought to be about 40 years old, standing between 6-feet and 6-foot-4, weighing between 170 and 200 pounds with a medium to dark complexion, police said.

Anyone with information should call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380

Surveillance photos of the man who robbed Green Line passengers at gunpoint Dec. 1 at the Cermak-McCormick Place station. | Chicago police

Surveillance photos of the man who robbed Green Line passengers at gunpoint Dec. 1 at the Cermak-McCormick Place station. | Chicago police

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