Wicker Park

Woman Stabbed to Death While Working at Wicker Park Walgreens, Police Say

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A 32-year-old woman was stabbed to death at her job at Walgreens Sunday in Wicker Park on the North Side.

About 9:35 a.m. she was at her job in the 1300 block of North Milwaukee Avenue, when she was approached by someone who stabbed her multiple times before fleeing, Chicago police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

In a press conference Sunday, Officer Jose Jara said police are looking for a man wearing dark pants, a light top and white gym shoes.

No one is currently in custody and no money or items were stolen, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not commented on the death.

Police asked anyone with information to call (312) 746-5446 or send an anonymous tip to cpdtip.com. Area Five detectives are currently investigating.

Walgreens released the following statement in the hours after the stabbing.

"We are very saddened to learn of this tragic incident, and extend our deepest condolences, thoughts and prayers to the family and loved ones of our team member. The safety of our customers and team members is our top priority, and we’re continuing to work with local authorities in their investigation. We are also making counseling and other resources available to our other store team members at this location."

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