Man wanted for robbery, stabbing on Purple Line train in Loop

A 23-year-old man was stabbed Monday at the Adams/Wabash station, police said.

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A male suspect robbed and stabbed a man Apri 26, 2021 in the Purple Line train.

Surveillance image of a man police say robbed and stabbed a man April 26, 2021, on a Purple Line train.

Chicago police

Police are seeking the public’s help finding a man who allegedly robbed and stabbed another man Monday on a Purple Line train in the Loop.

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Surveillance image of a man police say robbed and stabbed a man April 26, 2021, on a Purple Line train.

About 7:20 p.m., the suspect approached a 23-year-old man who was sitting on a Purple Line train at the Adams/Wabash station at 201 S. Wabash Ave. and demanded his cellphone, Chicago police said.

After the man handed over his cellphone, the suspect demanded the passcode and stabbed the man in the back with a knife, police said.

The man was transported in good condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, police said.

The suspect is between 30 to 40 years old and about 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-9, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at 773-664-4880.

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