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Man in custody after sexual assault on CTA Red Line train

Suspect arrested after sexual assault on CTA
Suspect arrested after sexual assault on CTA 00:26

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A man is in custody accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl on a CTA train.

It happened late Saturday afternoon near the Howard stop in Rogers Park.

Police said the victim told them a man approached her and then assaulted her.

He was later arrested at the scene and charges are pending.

CBS 2 dug into similar crimes on the CTA and according to police, it's the fourth sexual assault on a train or platform this year.

There were 21 sexual assaults on CTA trains last year.

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