Police are looking for six people after a series of CTA robberies

CHICAGO — Police are asking for help finding six people wanted in connection with a handful of robberies on CTA trains.

According to police, the series of robberies and serious assaults occurred on Red Line trains over a four-day period between Monday, May 6 and Friday, May 10.

In each incident, officials say the girls approached a passenger, then got into a fight and stole the victim’s belongings.

On Saturday, police released photos taken from surveillance cameras of the six people believed to be involved.

According to officials, the six girls are believed to be between 16 and 22 years old and are of different heights and weights.

Police advise the public to be aware of their surroundings and stay away from distractions. According to officials, anyone faced with an attacker should try to remain calm.

Authorities are warning the public not to pursue a fleeing attacker and instead take note of the perpetrators’ unique physical characteristics.

Police say those who become victims or witnesses of a crime should immediately call 911 and provide authorities with a detailed description of the perpetrators.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact Mass Transit Detectives at 312-745-4447 or call 911.

Anyone with information that could help investigators in their investigation can also leave a tip at Tips can be submitted anonymously