2 women attacked, robbed at knife-point on CTA Red Line in Loop: Chicago police

Chicago violence: 1 woman treated for cut she suffered at Monroe Red Line stop

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Monday, July 18, 2022
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Two women were atttacked at a Red line station Sunday night as police now search for the two suspects.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Two women were attacked and robbed early Monday morning by two male suspects on the CTA Red Line in the Loop, Chicago police said.

A 21-year-old woman had her purse stolen, and a 22-year-old woman suffered a cut on her hand during the struggle at about 2:15 a.m. in the 0- to 100-block of South State Street, according to CPD.

The victims were treated at the Monroe Red Line stop by paramedics, but were not taken to local hospitals.

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Both suspects ran away, and the incident is still under investigation by Area Three detectives.

CPD did not immediately provide a description of the suspects, except to say they were young-looking.