A man has been charged with hijacking a CTA bus at gunpoint and forcing the driver to take him to an off-route location in West Englewood.
Maurice Lowry allegedly boarded a CTA bus Wednesday night with a gun and demanded the driver take him to an off-route location, Chicago police said.
The driver, a 64-year-old woman, complied for a couple of blocks before Lowry allegedly ordered her to pull over, police said.
He then exited and continued walking, according to police.
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Lowry was arrested about 20 minutes later in the 2000 block of West Marquette Road, police said.
He faces one felony count of unlawful use of a weapon.
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