VIDEO: Man rides on top of moving city bus in Chicago

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A man was seen riding on top of a moving CTA bus on July 19, 2017 on Chicago's North Side. (Video courtesy of Lloyd Anthony Peters.) (WLS)

A man riding atop a moving CTA bus was captured on cellphone video in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood.

Lloyd Anthony D. Peters captured the video Wednesday in the 900-block of West Fullerton Avenue near the Fullerton Red/Purple/Brown line CTA stop.

He said the guy first asked him for a cigarette, and after he provided one, the man asked Peters if he could "tap" his Ventra card for him on the No. 74 Fullerton bus, heading westbound.

"I couldn't because I currently have a broken leg and I'm in a cast," he said. "Otherwise I wouldn't have mind. So I told him crossing the street would be a hassle."

The bus then pulled up, and the man climbed up.

The man lit the cigarette and rode away "without a care in the world," Peters said.

Peters said he was amazed.

"He was incredibly athletic to get up there so fast and without any issues," Peters said.

In a statement, the CTA said: "The CTA is aware of the incident, is working with Chicago Police to identify the individual, and will pursue appropriate charges. This kind of behavior is extremely foolish and dangerous not just to the person involved, but other passengers as well."

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