Police seek man who violently attacked Pink Line passenger

Police say this man attacked a Pink Line passenger near the Polk station. (Chicago Police Department)

CHICAGO — Police released surveillance images on Tuesday of a man suspected of violently attacking a passenger on the Pink Line last month. Detectives hope someone will recognize him and help the police find him.

The attack occurred around 11:14 p.m. on April 10 aboard a train near the Pink Line’s Polk station, according to CPD. They say the man seen in the surveillance images above punched a passenger in the face and then launched into a violent attack, kicking and punching the man in the face and body. CPD said the victim was seriously injured.

According to the community alert, the suspect is Hispanic, 25 to 35 years old, 5’11” to 6’2″ tall, and 200 to 250 pounds. He has distinctive tattoos on his left arm, elbow, forearm, and hand, with more tattoos on his right arm and inner forearm.

Tips can be shared with violent crime detectives by calling 312-744-8261. Refer to case number JH-220476.

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