Man arrested after Metra train conductor is robbed at gunpoint in the Loop

A suspect was taken into custody early Wednesday in Calumet City.

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A man wanted for an armed robbery Feb. 15, 2022, in the Loop was taken into custody.

Metra police

A man wanted for the armed robbery of a Metra train conductor was taken into custody early Wednesday morning, according to police.

The robbery occurred around 2:05 p.m. Tuesday as a Metra Electric Line train pulled into the Van Buren Street station, police said. A passenger who had boarded the train in Harvey approached a conductor, pulled out a gun and stole his cash, Metra police said.

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A man wanted in the robbery of Metra conductor Feb. 15, was taken into custody early Wednesday morning.

Metra police

Metra police issued surveillance photos of a suspect, and a man was taken into custody early Wednesday in Calumet City.

Charges are pending.

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