Chicago Police release surveillance photos of Red Line attempted robber

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Authorities are searching for a man they suspect in an attempted armed robber Wednesday on a CTA Red Line train in the Edgewater neighborhood on the North Side.

The attempted robbery happened shortly before 2 a.m. near the Bryn Mawr stop, Chicago Police said.

Police release images of a man suspected of an attempted robbery Wednesday on a CTA Red Line train. | Chicago Police

Police release images of a man suspected of an attempted robbery Wednesday on a CTA Red Line train. | Chicago Police

He was described as a man in his mid 20s, wearing a dark hat with white letters, a black hooded sweatshirt, a black jacket and black jeans. He may have a cut to his face near his right cheek.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area North detectives at (312) 744-8263.

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