Woman, 66, pushed off Cermak Green Line platform; CPD investigating

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Sunday, October 10, 2021
CPD investigating after woman pushed off Green Line platform
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Chicago police said the woman fell onto the "track area," and the suspect fled the scene.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 66-year-old woman was injured when she was pushed off a CTA Green Line platform Friday night, Chicago police said.

The woman was walking on the Green Line platform at Cermak about 7 p.m. when a male suspect shoved her, police said.

She fell onto the "track area," and the suspect fled the scene, according to CPD.

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The woman was helped back onto the platform and then taken to a local hospital to be treated for head and arm injuries, CPD said.

Chicago police are investigating the incident; no additional information about the suspect was immediately available.