Chicago man charged with attacking, threatening girl on Loop CTA platform
CHICAGO - A man was charged in connection with an attack on a 16-year-old girl last month on a CTA platform in the Loop.
Lijah Graham, 45, is accused of threatening the teen and striking her arm while they were at the Harold Washington Library station at 1 W. Van Buren St., according to police.
Graham was arrested Thursday in the South Loop neighborhood.
After investigation, police determined Graham has a history of violent behavior against youth and was not in compliance with his annual registration.
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Graham, of East Garfield Park, was charged with aggravated battery of a transit passenger and failure to register as a violent offender of youth.
He is scheduled to appear in bond court Friday.