Police seek group wanted for stabbing elderly man in Rogers Park robbery

The group was wanted for two robberies in the North Side neighborhood this week.

SHARE Police seek group wanted for stabbing elderly man in Rogers Park robbery
A Chicago police officer died of an apparent suicide July 2, 2022.

A man was stabbed March 21, 2021 in Rogers Park.

Sun-Times file

People are searching for a group wanted in two recent robberies in Rogers Park, including one that left an elderly man stabbed several times.

The 75-year-old man was confronted by two or three males about 5:40 p.m. Sunday as he walked in the 1700 block of West Farwell Avenue, Chicago police said.

The group demanded money but the man, who didn’t speak English, continued walking, police said. One of them then stabbed him several times.

On Tuesday, the group approached another man, 51, walking about 2:40 a.m. in the 7000 block of North Clark Street, police said.

Implying they had a knife, the group took off with his money, cellphone and jewelry, police said.

Police asked anyone with information to call Area Three detectives at (312) 744-8263.

Read more on crime, and track the city’s homicides.

The Latest
The driver of the car was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
“The bottom line is we have protection available. It’s just upon all of us now to make sure people use those tools,” the surgeon general said.
The league will have the option to flex games into ESPN’s “Monday Night Football,” and the road team’s conference affiliation no longer will determine whether a game airs on CBS or Fox.
Illinois casino sportsbooks came out ahead for the month of October with more than $102 million in revenue, cementing the state’s status as one of the nation’s most bet-hungry sports markets.
An administrator at Francis W. Parker School was secretly recorded by an operative with the group Project Veritas posing as a conference attendee.