Here’s the first of an occasional post about recent crimes on the CTA.in late Augusting to the Sun-Times
Robbery at Evanston bus stop: “Someone took a victim’s wallet from his hand, removed the money, and threw the wallet on the ground at a bus stop at the Davis Street CTA station in the 1600 block of Benson Avenue at 7:25 a.m. Sept. 2. Suspects include a 5-foot-7-inch-tall black male and a black female.”
Groping on the Red Line: Chicago police on Sept. 3 issued a community alert with the photo of a man suspected of groping a woman on a crowded CTA Red Line train early in the morning.
Shooting causes CTA bus accident: A shooting in late August on the South Side injured a woman and caused a minor CTA bus crash Sunday afternoon. A 20-year-old woman was a passenger inside of a vehicle in the 800 block of West 95th when someone walked up and fired shots, police said. The woman was shot in the hand. The driver left the vehicle, and the 20-year-old took control of the wheel, police said. As she tried to drive off, she struck a CTA bus, according to the Sun-Times.
Hero warns of wet seats on Blue Line: A guy who put notes warning of wet seats on the Blue Line was dubbed a hero by CBS Chicago. The criminal act was in urinating on the seat. But nice job of warning passengers.
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