WHY WOULD THE CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT ISSUE A PICKET POCKET ALERT TO CTA RIDERS AND NOT RELEASE THE DESCRIPTIONS OF THESE TWO PICKET POCKET SCAMMERS? WHY??? BECAUSE THEY ARE FUCKING BLACK.... And CPD doesn't want to give out their descriptions because they are BLACK! What a fucking joke!
Chicago police detectives are warning CTA riders downtown to beware of a pair of men who have been picking pockets after one of the men pretends to stumble into people as his partner steals their property.
There has been an increase in pickpocketing thefts in the Central District on "public conveyances" between Wabash Avenue and State Street and between Lake Street and Roosevelt Road during April, according to a community alert issued by Area Central detectives today.
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