Luxury Brand Stores Robbed 45 Minutes Apart; 5 Held after Fleeing on Subway Tracks

The incident temporarily caused “major delays” to trains, which as of 2:15 PM were running normally again, according to the CTA.

Not more than 45 minutes later, police responded to another theft — an armed robbery at Louis Vuitton — where masked thieves stole several handbags from the North Michigan Avenue boutique and fled in a black Volkswagen.

About 11:30 AM, 18th District police officers were notified of an organized theft from the H&M, 840 N. Michigan Ave., where a “large amount” of merchandise was stolen, police said. Officers met with victims and tracked suspects to the Chicago Avenue Red Line station, 800 N. State St., and onto the tracks… Chicago Tribune

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