Man stabbed in apparent random attack near Thorndale Red Line station

A 24-year-old man was stabbed twice in the back by a woman who approached him from behind near the Thorndale Red Line station on Monday evening, police said. The offender remains at large.

The victim, 24, was walking eastbound on Thorndale with his girlfriend when the woman ran up and attacked him without provocation around 8:45 p.m., according to a police report. She then fled westbound from the scene, CPD spokesperson Kellie Bartoli said.

An ambulance transported the victim to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center for treatment of two puncture wounds to his back, Bartoli said. His condition was not immediately available.

The suspect is a Black female between 20 and 30-years-old who stands about 5’6″ tall and weighs about 120 pounds. She was wearing a pink tank top, blue jeans, and a pink face mask, according to Bartoli.

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