DOWNTOWN — Police released images of a man they said snatched a woman’s cellphone on the Near North Side last week.
At 12:57 p.m. Aug. 22, a woman was standing on the sidewalk in the first block of West Grand Avenue when the man came up to her from behind, according to a Chicago Police community alert.
He grabbed the woman’s phone out of her hand and ran onto a CTA train.
The man was black, 20-30 years old, 6-foot to 6-foot-2 and 180-2oo pounds, police said. He had short hair.
Anyone with information about the robbery was asked to call police at 312-747-8380.