CHICAGO (CBS) — Police on Tuesday were asking for help from the public in finding a man who held up two passengers at knifepoint on a Chicago Transit Authority ‘L’ train car last week.
At 5:30 p.m. Friday, police said the man was on a Green Line train at the Roosevelt Road station in the South Loop when he approached two passengers, took out a knife, and demanded an unknown amount of money.READ MORE: Benet Academy Decides To Hire Amanda Kammes As Lacrosse Coach After Rescinding Job Offer Because She Is Married To A Woman
The suspect then fled the train for the 0-99 block of East Roosevelt Road.READ MORE: Boy, 15, Shot And Killed In West Chatham
The suspect is described as a white male between 20 and 30 years old who was wearing a black Chicago White Sox beanie, a neon yellow “Staff Quick” T-shirt, and gray sleeves, blue seat pants, and black gym shoes. Police did not specify his height, weight or physical features.MORE NEWS: Fire Damages Bronzeville Home Where Bo Diddley Lived As A Youngster
Anyone with information was asked to call the Chicago Police Mass Transit Unit at (773) 620-5873. Anonymous tips can be sent to CPDTIP.com.