Girl, 17, charged with throwing food at CTA worker

A teenage girl has been charged with throwing food at a CTA worker Thursday morning in Englewood.

The 17-year-old got on a bus around 9 a.m. and began arguing with a CTA employee in the 6600 block of South State Street, police said. The argument escalated the girl threw food at the 60-year-old CTA worker.

She was taken into custody minutes later and was charged with aggravated battery of a transit employee.

No further information was immediately available.