Suspect Charged In Robbery Of Elderly Man At CTA Station

(CBS) – A 25-year-old suspect has been charged in connection with a CTA station robbery that left an 81-year-old man seriously injured early this week.

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Victoria Dollarson (Chicago Police Department)

Chicago police circulated surveillance images that showed the Monday evening incident at the Brown Line elevated platform at Madison and Wabash. The suspect ripped a cell phone from an elderly man’s hands as he exited the train. During a struggle, the victim fell down a staircase at the station, police say.

Arrested Thursday was Victoria Dollarson of Chicago, who was charged with one felony count of robbery to a senior, Chicago police said.

Dollarson was expected to make a court appearance on Saturday.

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Surveillance images of a robbery that occurred at a CTA station. (CBS)

The victim sustained serious injuries and was transported to Northwestern Hospital in critical condition; no further information was available.

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