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Man With What Looked Like Handgun Apprehended By Police On CTA Train At Wilson

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Police on Tuesday afternoon apprehended a man who was pulled what looked like a handgun on a CTA train at the Wilson stop.

At 4:24 p.m., a man on the train was approached by a 24-year-old man who took out the gun, police said.

Officers responded and were able to take the man into custody, police said.

The handgun is either a replica or a BB gun, police said.

As police investigated, the Red and Purple lines were halted at the station in Uptown.

Service resumed before 5 p.m.

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Charges against the man who brought the gun onto the train were pending late Tuesday afternoon, police said.

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