Man Shoves Woman Onto CTA Red Line Tracks, Police Say - NBC Chicago

Man Shoves Woman Onto CTA Red Line Tracks, Police Say

The woman allegedly confronted the man, who was urinating onto the tracks



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    Chicago police are searching for a man who allegedly shoved a woman onto the CTA Red Line tracks, causing serious injuries.

    According to police, the man was urinating onto the tracks at the Belmont Avenue stop on the Red Line when the woman confronted him. The woman began to walk away, and the man shoved her from behind and onto the tracks, injuring her.

    Police have released a photo of the man, whom they describe as an African-American male, between the ages of 35 and 50. The man is described as 5-foot-9 to 6-feet tall and weighing between 175 and 200 pounds. He was wearing a black and camo jacket, dark sweat pants with a small white PUMA logo, and a Chicago Cubs green baseball cap.

    If anyone has information on the battery, or the suspect’s whereabouts, they are encouraged to call 911, or the Area Central Bureau of Detectives at 312-747-8380. 

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