Police issued a community alert this afternoon warning commuters about recent robberies on CTA Pink Line trains.
Police said at least two individuals have approached victims on the CTA Pink Line and grabbed their cell phones as the train stopped at a station.
The robberies occurred at 10:40 p.m. on Dec. 10 near the 200 block of South Kostner Avenue, at 6:50 p.m. on Dec. 16 on the 1900 block of South Central Park Avenue, at 6:04 p.m. on the 2000 block of South Pulaski Road and at 11:20 a.m. on Dec. 18 on the 1900 block of South Kedzie Avenue, police said.
The robbers were described as black men between the ages of 20 and 30. One robber is between 6 feet to 6 feet 6 inches tall, and the other was described as over 7 feet tall with his head almost touching the top of the train.
They both were wearing dark clothing and one was sporting a White Sox baseball cap, police said.
Anyone with information about the robberies or robbers should contact Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.
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