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Suspect in custody in Blue Line robberies

Surveillance phomale suspected robbing women Western Blue Line station. / phofrom Chicago Police

Surveillance photo of a male suspected of robbing women at the Western Blue Line station. / photo from Chicago Police

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Updated: February 26, 2014 5:34PM



Police have arrested a suspect in a pair of early morning robberies at a Blue Line station in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

A male suspect was arrested by South Chicago District officers Tuesday night and is being questioned by Area Central detectives Wednesday morning, police said.

It was not immediately clear if charges would be filed against him, police said.

The robberies have happened as passengers were boarding or exiting trains at the Western Blue Line Stop at 1909 N. Western Ave., according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

A 32-year-old woman was robbed on about 6:45 a.m. Jan. 6, and a 28-year-old woman was robbed at 6:25 a.m. Sunday. A man took their property and ran away, police said.

Anyone with information should contact Area North detectives at (312) 744-8263.



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