Southport Brown Line Most Common Scene of Area CTA Crime

By Sam Charles | Wednesday, December 5, 2012

The Roscoe View Journal’s coverage area has seen 20 total crimes on or around CTA property in the last year, according to data from the city.

Fourteen of the reported incidents were theft–mostly pick-pocketing–while two incidents of battery, one assault, one instance of deceptive practice, once instance of reckless conduct and one robbery were also reported.

Three of the incidents led to arrests.

Eight of the incidents were on CTA buses passing through the area, six on CTA trains passing through the area, three at CTA garages and three on CTA platforms.

The most common scene of incidents was in and around the Southport Brown Line Station in the 3400 block of North Southport Avenue, where eight of the total incidents were reported.

For a full map of where the incidents took place, click here.

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