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Teen Charged With Striking Chicago Police Officer During Arrest for Loop Robbery

A 15-year-old boy was accused of striking a Chicago police officer during an arrest for a robbery in the loop.

The teen was charged with robbery and resisting and aggravated battery to a peace officer, Chicago police said.

He was arrested Friday in the first block of West Jackson Boulevard after being identified as one of the offenders who took property from a woman, 35, on public transit in the 200 block of South State Street days earlier.

During the arrest, the teen struck one of the officers, police said.

No further information was immediately available.

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