NextSharkNextShark.com

Article

Man injures three women in two separate attacks at Chicago Chinatown train station

  • A man who injured three women in two separate attacks at CTA Red Line platforms on Wednesday was taken into custody and was brought to the Jackson Park Hospital for a mental health evaluation.

  • The 29-year-old suspect stabbed a 22-year-old woman in the face with a sharp object and punched a 20-year-old woman at the Cermak-Chinatown platform at around 10:30 a.m.

  • The suspect also approached a 23-year-old woman at the CTA Roosevelt station just 13 minutes later and hit her with a construction cone.

  • The 22-year-old and 23-year-old women went to a hospital, where they are reportedly in good condition.

Chicago police have taken into custody a suspect who injured three women in two separate attacks at CTA Red Line platforms in South Loop.

The 29-year-old man was reportedly standing by the CTA Cermak-Chinatown platform when he stabbed a 22-year-old woman in the face with a sharp object at around 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday. 

The man then allegedly tried to stab a 20-year-old woman, who was able to avoid the attack. The assailant punched the woman in the face before fleeing the scene, according to the police.

The suspect also approached a 23-year-old woman at the CTA Roosevelt station just 13 minutes later and hit her with a construction cone.

The 22-year-old and 23-year-old women went to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where they are reportedly in good condition

According to police, the attacker was taken into custody and was brought to the Jackson Park Hospital for a mental health evaluation.

 

Feature image via CBS Chicago

Support our Journalism with a Contribution

Many people might not know this, but despite our large and loyal following which we are immensely grateful for, NextShark is still a small bootstrapped startup that runs on no outside funding or loans.

Everything you see today is built on the backs of warriors who have sacrificed opportunities to help give Asians all over the world a bigger voice.

However, we still face many trials and tribulations in our industry, from figuring out the most sustainable business model for independent media companies to facing the current COVID-19 pandemic decimating advertising revenues across the board.

We hope you consider making a contribution so we can continue to provide you with quality content that informs, educates and inspires the Asian community. Even a $1 contribution goes a long way.  Thank you for everyone's support. We love you all and can't appreciate you guys enough.

Support NextShark

Mastercard, Visa, Amex, Discover, Paypal

;