Chicago police are on the lookout for a newly arrived Venezuelan migrant who is suspected of stabbing another migrant during an argument at a Logan Square laundromat on Sunday afternoon.
A bulletin circulated throughout CPD on Monday said a 25-year-old female migrant from Venezuela was seriously injured when a man stabbed her at Bubbleland, 2249 North Milwaukee, around 6 p.m. The incident is believed to be domestic in nature, the bulletin said.
The woman and a 32-year-old man, also a recent arrival from Venezuela, got into an argument, and the man pulled out a knife, stabbing her several times, police are being told.
The woman suffered stab wounds to her chest and both legs, according to the police. She was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in critical condition. The bulletin said she is now in serious condition.
After he fled the laundromat, several witnesses told police they saw him hiding in different nearby locations. Police set up a perimeter and brought in a canine unit, but the search was unsuccessful, according to the notification.
The bulletin said that the woman has been living at O’Hare, and the man may be staying with a friend in the 11000 block of South Princeton, at O’Hare, or in any of the 22 CPD district stations that are housing migrants.
Police were told the suspect is about 6 feet tall with short black hair. He is missing two front teeth, has a fresh cut above his right eyebrow, an old cut on his left arm, and a tattoo of a woman on his left upper back.