Cabdriver stabbed in West Ridge robbery attempt

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SHARE Cabdriver stabbed in West Ridge robbery attempt

A cabdriver was stabbed in the West Ridge neighborhood during a robbery attempt early Friday on the Far North Side.

The attack happened about 2:30 a.m. in the 6700 block of North California, Chicago Police said.

A male got into the cab and announced a robbery before stabbing the 32-year-old man at the wheel, police said. The attacker then ran away without any money.

The driver suffered lacerations to the right arm and left leg and was taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, police said. His condition was stabilized.

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