Man robbed on CTA Red Line on Chicago's Near North Side

A 35-year-old man was robbed on the CTA Red Line Thursday morning on the Near North Side, according to Chicago police. 

Police said the man was riding the train in the 1200 block of North Clark Street shortly before 4 a.m. when an unknown man approached the rider and began to forcefully take belongings from his pockets. 

The offender then fled in an unknown direction, police said.


The victim suffered minor cuts to his left knee and was taken to Northwestern Hospital in good condition, according to police.

No one is in custody and detectives are investigating.