Police announce arrest in robbery, wine bottle attack on CTA train

Solomon Washington booking photo
Solomon Washington Photo credit Chicago police

(WBBM NEWSRADIO) — A Chicago Heights man was expected in court Friday to face charges in connection with a recent robbery and on a CTA train in which the victim was struck with a wine bottle.

Prosecutors have charged 30-year-old Solomon Washington with the attack Saturday on a Red Line train near the 95th Street station.

Cellphone video of the attack shared to social media shows two people accosting a rider, then hitting him with the bottle and stealing his money.

Chicago Police Chief of Detectives Brandon Deenihan said Washington is also accused of a similar robbery one day later.

Police are looking for a second suspect.

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