Evanston Police detectives today took a 15-year-old Chicago girl into custody in connection with an early-morning strong-arm robbery Jan. 10 in the 800 block of Judson Avenue.

The female victim told police that three teens followed her after she left the Main Street CTA station about 12:05 a.m.

Detectives, aided by security video from the CTA station were able to identify all three suspects in the case. Two of the girls — ages 13 and 14 — were arrested last Friday. All three now have been charged with robbery and are scheduled to appear in juvenile court.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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  1. Why do they do it ? Because they can [get away with it]
    Face it, the kids know they can do about anything and hope they don’t get caught. If an older person puts them up to it, he is still home free–little chance they will turn him in.
    If they do, their names won’t even be released; the judge won’t give them much of a sentence—maybe a little community service, a lecture, a day or two in jail. Maybe release to their parent. Probably some north shore liberals will go to court and say they were some how deprived by society and the city OWES THEM a job and financial support.
    Even with the most serious crime, and IF they are sent to jail, their records will be sealed and at 18 or 21 they will be released.

    1. Back in MY day…

      And what a shame…..back in MY day…..if you did a crime, you did the time.  People need to be responsible for their actions.  People also need some common sense, and need to learn not to listen to other jerks who tell them to do stupid things.

      1. realy the parents should be

        realy the parents should be charged. Why were 13 and 14 year olds out after midnight. Clear failure in parenting.

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