Passenger stabbed during robbery aboard CTA bus, police say


Chicago police are investigating after a passenger was stabbed during a robbery attempt aboard a CTA bus on the North Side yesterday afternoon.

The victim, a 28-year-old man, was heading west on a #77 Belmont bus when another passenger demanded his property at knifepoint in the 2400 block of West Belmont around 4:40 p.m., a Chicago police spokesperson said.

The offender stabbed the victim, causing cuts to the man’s hand, then fled from the bus.

EMS took the victim to St. Mary’s Hospital for treatment.

An officer at the scene said the robber is a Black male who’s about 20 years old. He was last seen heading north in a light brown or green jacket, according to witnesses.

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