Police seeking to identify man suspected of beating, robbing person on CTA bus on Near West Side

The male allegedly punched a female passenger several times and stole her iPhone, police said.

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A male suspected of punching and robbing someone on a CTA bus is pictured in a video provided by police.

A male suspected of punching and robbing someone on a CTA bus is pictured in a video released by police March 10, 2020.

Chicago police

Police are asking the community for help identifying a person suspected of attacking and robbing a person Sunday on a CTA bus on the Near West Side.

The male punched a female passenger several times at 9:15 p.m. while they were on a bus at West Madison Street and South Hoyne Avenue, Chicago police said. He took her iPhone and ran off.

A video released by police appears to show the suspect’s face. He is wearing a dark-colored hoodie, dark pants and white shoes, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.

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