09/14/2010 02:47 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Thefts And Robberies On CTA Rise Dramatically

Thefts and robberies have risen dramatically on CTA buses, trains and L platforms in the last four years -- and are on the rise again this year.

The number of robberies was up 77 percent between 2006 and 2009, and thefts were up 17 percent.

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