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Smartphone thefts boost CTA robbery rate, Chicago police say

Jul 10, 2011 6:37:38 PM- chicagotribune.com
Police say 'Apple picking' has helped increase robberies 23 percent through May

The robbery rate is running higher this year on the Chicago Transit Authority system, new data show, and police link the crime increase to "Apple picking" by young thugs stealing smartphones from passengers.


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