Pair sought for robbery, battery on Red Line train in Loop

The suspects took someone’s purse and then attacked another person on the same train car, police said.

SHARE Pair sought for robbery, battery on Red Line train in Loop
pjimage_4_.jpg

Police say these two suspects robbed and attacked Red Line passengers Dec. 19, 2021, in the Loop.

Chicago Police Department

Police released images Thursday of two people wanted for robbing and attacking Red Line passengers in the Loop this week.

The incidents happened about 9 p.m. Sunday on a train in the 200 block of South State Street, Chicago police said.

The suspects took someone’s purse and then attacked another person on the same train car, police said.

One of the attackers was 17 to 19 years old wearing a navy blue hooded sweatshirt and dark pants. The other was 20 to 30 years old and was wearing a black puffy jacket and a purple hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information was asked to call detectives at 773-620-5873.

The Latest
In a signal that U.S. officials see the coronavirus as less dire, the virus will be treated as an endemic threat to health that can be managed by normal agency authorities.
The shootings occurred about five minutes apart in North Lawndale and New City.
After rallying at Federal Plaza the group went on a brief march through the Loop, carrying signs and chanting the names of others killed by police in recent years.
NFL
The Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes and the Eagles’ Jalen Hurts will bring their distinctive styles into the big game Feb. 12.