Report: Christmas attack at Belmont ‘L’ station
Written By Chicago News Report on Tuesday, December 25, 2012 | 12/25/2012 01:49:00 PM
On Christmas day, a female CTA passenger was assaulted at a North Side Lakeview neighborhood train station, said police.
According to police dispatch reports, the battery, which was reported around 1:20 p.m., occurred at the Belmont "L" stop at 945 West Belmont Avenue.
The victim was exiting a southbound Red Line train when a black female wearing a hat with the words “Happy Holidays” printed on it, punched the victim in the face, said authorities.
Investigators said the assailant, who stayed on the train after the attack, was riding with four or five other people.
The offender is believed to be in her early 20s, about 5’6’ with a slender build.
If you spot anyone matching this description on CTA, please contact the authorities, immediately.
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