Chicago police hope the public will help track down two offenders who stabbed a woman who intervened in a robbery on a Red Line train in the Loop last week.
According to police, two women, ages 21 and 22, were on the train at Monroe around 2:15 a.m. Monday when the people seen in these surveillance images took the younger woman’s purse at knifepoint.
They then struggled with the other woman, who came to the victim’s aid and cut her on the hand, police said.
The robbers got off the train in Monroe. According to police, the fire department treated both victims at the scene, but the women refused to go to the hospital.
The male suspect is described as being between the ages of 18 and 25 and standing between 5’7″ and 5’9″ tall. The female is about the same age and stands 5’7″ to 5’8″ tall.
Anyone with information about the crime should call the Chicago Police Department’s mass transit investigators at 312-745-4443 and reference case #JF-321398.