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Cops: Puppy stolen at knifepoint on CTA Orange Line

Cops: Puppy stolen at knifepoint on CTA Orange Line

An 8-month-old puppy was stolen at knifepoint from a rider on the CTA Orange Line early Wednesday, police said. The theft took place about midnight on a train as it headed for the 35th and Archer Orange Line stop, said Officer Veejay Zala, a Chicago police spokesman. Officers were called to the block of 3500 S. Leavitt Ave. because of a theft on the Orange Line, and found a victim who had been riding the Orange Line when two men came up and took the dog, police said. One of the men threatened the victim with a knife and the other took the victim’s pink dog carrier from the seat, Zala said. The two got off the train at the 35 th and Archer stop, and the victim ran after them,...

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