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Elderly man beaten and robbed at CTA stop in Loop

An elderly couple is stunned and angry tonight after one of them was assaulted and robbed while trying to catch a train.

The attack happened at the Blue Line station at 300 South Dearborn.

The 85-year-old man and his 83-year-old wife were walking down the steps.

A young man ran by the wife.

She says when she turned to look, she saw her husband at the bottom of the stairs hurt and bleeding.

The attacker had shoved him after taking his wallet, that had about $40 dollars and some credit cards in it.

The elderly man was taken to Northwestern Hospital and is expected to recover.

The suspect is described at a black male around 18 years old and was wearing a black shirt and shorts.

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3 Comments to “Elderly man beaten and robbed at CTA stop in Loop”

    That's Racist! said:
    May 16, 2013 at 10:56 PM

    Why did they identify the young man's race? This article is racist!

      spe said:
      May 17, 2013 at 9:35 AM

      Its not racist its the truth.

    white said:
    May 17, 2013 at 6:48 AM

    i See WE have alot of anget here and dumb ppl making more dumb comments lets put you on the list for death penalty mayb the world would actually start to make sense

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