Man wanted in roommate’s stabbing in Hyde Park

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Police are searching for a man in the stabbing Friday of his 27-year-old roommate in Hyde Park.

The roommate suffered serious injuries after being stabbed repeatedly around 3 a.m. Friday at their apartment in the 5400 block of South Hyde Park Boulevard, according to the police.

He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

Ross Jacobs, 27, ran off after the stabbing, the police said, and is wanted for aggravated battery with a knife.

Jacobs, a former University of Chicago student, is a 6-foot-2, 190-pound white man, with curly brown hair and goatee, police said. He is known to spend time near the school’s campus and frequents coffee shops in the area.

Anyone with information regarding Jacobs’ whereabouts is asked to call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

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