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1 man in custody, 1 remains loose after robbery on CTA Red Line train

CHICAGO (CBS) – An offender is in custody following a robbery on the CTA Red Line early  Sunday morning.

Police said around 2:59 a.m., a 55-year-old man was riding the Red Line train, on the 10-100 block of West 95th Street, when two armed men approached him.

One of the offenders pointed a handgun at the victim while the second one held a knife. The offenders struggled with the victim while attempting to take his bag, during which the offender with the knife suffered a wound to the leg, police said.

When the train came to a stop, the offender with the gun fled the scene with the victim’s belongings. The second offender was placed into custody and transported to the University of Chicago Hospital in critical condition.

The victim was not injured.

Area Two detectives are investigating. 

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