Man arrested in series of Loop attacks

April 24, 2008 9:11:07 AM PDT
A man is in police custody in connection with several random attacks on people in the Loop Wednesday night. Witnesses say a man was running down Washington Street punching people in the head or face. Investigators say the attacks were random.

ABC7's Cheryl Burton was one of the victims. She did not need treatment.

A 73-year-old man suffered an eye injury and possible broken nose.

A 73-year-old woman passed out at the scene. She is OK.

Another woman in her 70's suffered bruises.

Witnesses helped police track down the attacker. He was taken into custody.

So far, no charges have been filed.


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