Citizens Thwart Apple Picking
- A 15-year-old boy is being held by police after two bystanders caught him as he tried to escape a North Side “L” station following the robbery of a woman on a Red Line train this morning, police said.
The woman, age 25, was riding a Red Line train about 10:10 a.m. when the boy grabbed her cell phone and ran off the train at the Sheridan stop, 3940 N. Sheridan Road, said Chicago Police News Affairs [...].
The woman gave chase, and the teen fought her off, pushing her to the ground, [...].
The teen then tried to run from the station, but was caught by two Good Samaritans, who held him until police arrived...
When the predator hunts alone, sometime the prey turns the tables.