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Man on Divvy bike snatches cellphones from people’s hands downtown: police

The person was on a Divvy ride-share bike on Aug. 23 when he stole cellphones from people in two locations, according to Chicago police.

Police say between 12 and 15 people on Divvy bikes were involved in a carjacking July 26, 2020, in the 200 block of East Grand Avenue. Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

A man has stolen multiple cellphones from people’s hands while he was riding a bicylce in the Loop.

The person was on a Divvy ride-share bike on Aug. 23 when he stole cellphones from people in two locations, according to Chicago police.

The thefts happened about 1:45 p.m. in the 100 block of South La Salle Street and about 2 p.m. near Union Station in the 300 block of South Riverside Plaza, police said.

Anyone with tips was asked to call Area Central detectives at 312-747-8384.