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Suspects Sought In Red Line Robberies On South Side

CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

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CHICAGO (CBS) – Police are searching for two young men who have robbed Red Line train commuters at gunpoint on the South Side.

The men — believed to be between the ages of 15 and 19 — have robbed people this month in the area of 69th Street from State Street to Michigan Avenue, according a community alert from Area Central detectives.

Police said the men target people walking to and from the 69th Red Line station.

One of the men is described as a black man with medium to dark complexion who stands 5-foot-8 to 6-foot-2 tall, weights between 140 and 180 pounds and styles his hair in dreadlocks.

The other man is described as a black man with light to medium complexion who stands 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-11 tall, weighs 140 to 160 pounds and has short hair.

Anyone with information on the robberies can contact Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2012. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)