Surveillance images released of man who cut face of CTA bus passenger with knife on West Side

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police have released surveillance images of the man wanted for using a knife on a CTA bus passenger.

Police said the man fell asleep on another passenger at about 4:15 p.m. Wednesday in the 300-block of North Cicero Avenue. That passenger tried to push the man off and that's when the suspect pulled out a knife and cut the passenger on the face and hand.

The man with the knife then fled the bus and boarded a following CTA bus going south on Cicero Avenue.

The suspect is described as 20-30 years old, 6 feet tall, 160 pounds and wearing a blue and red hat, red and black jacket and black pants.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Area North detectives (312) 744-8261.
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