Man hit in face, robbed on CTA Red Line train
CHICAGO — A man was beaten and robbed on a CTA Red Line train on the North Side.
Police said the incident happened around 1 a.m. Monday near the Fullerton station in Lincoln Park. The 29-year-old man was riding the train when a man approached him and hit him in the face.
The offender took the man’s cellphone and ran off the train at the Garfield Red Line stop.
The victim suffered a minor injury and refused medical treatment.
No one is in custody and Area Central detectives are investigating.