Around 2:42 a.m., two women, identified as roommates, were physically assaulted after leaving a Boystown, Lakeview neighborhood bar, said police.
The victims were leaving Hydrate, 3458 North Halsted Street, when a man attacked them on corner of Halsted and Cornelia, said authorities.
The assailant ambushed the women from behind, said a responding officer.
Investigators described the attacker as a black male with a medium complexion in his late 20s or early 30s, about 5’9” to 6-feet-tall. The suspect was wearing a blue CUBS jersey, said police.
When asked if the attack was related to a robbery, one investigator said the man seem to attack the women for no apparent reason.
The victims were transported to Thorek hospital in unknown condition.
At 3:26 a.m., a man listening to a police scanner said he saw he the suspect walking westbound on Eddy Street from Seminary Avenue.
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