CHICAGO (CBS) – Three teenagers were charged with robbing a CTA rider on a CTA Red Line platform Tuesday night.
The robbery happened at the North/Clybourn stop just before 9 p.m.
According to Chicago police, two boys and a girl, all 15 years of age, approached a 23-year-old man and demanded his belongings. The victim complied.
The group then jumped on a southbound Red Line train to get away.
Officers at the Cermak stop spotted people matching the suspects' description and arrested them after being identified by the victim.
The boys were charged with two felony counts of armed robbery with a dangerous weapon. The boys were also charged in another robbery of a 22-year-old man that happened a half hour prior in the 1700 block of North Sheffield Avenue. The girl was charged with one count of armed robbery with a dangerous weapon.
No additional information was immediately available.
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