CHICAGO (CBS) – Over the past few weeks, three teenagers have been charged with a number of robberies at or near stops on the CTA red line.
Chicago police said all three had been charged after they approached the headquarters of CPD Area 1 detectives on Monday.
A 15-year-old man is charged with two counts of robbery, accused of robbing a 33-year-old man on April 13 at Harrison Station on Red Line and robbing a woman the same day in 1800’s West Howard Street, about a block from Howard’s stop. The red line.
The 17-year-old also faces two criminal articles on robbery in the same robberies, as well as a felony in robbery of an elderly citizen, for robbery on April 25 of a 64-year-old man at the Addison stop on the street. Red line.
A 15-year-old girl faces two criminal articles on robbing an elderly man and one robbery. Police said they were also charged with robbery on April 25 at the Addison stop on the Red Line, as well as the robbery on March 21 of a 74-year-old man at Fullerton station on the Red Line and the robbery of a 28-year-old woman at the Thorndale stop on Red Line on April 25. lines.
Court information for the three teens was not available immediately.