by The Chicago Times Staff
November 27, 2021
CHICAGO — In Lincoln Park, a man was arrested after stabbing a CTA bus driver who caught him attempting to pickpocket a rider.
The driver was on his route in the 300 block of North Avenue at 9:20 p.m. when he noticed a man on the bus attempting to pickpocket a woman, according to Chicago police.
According to CPD, the driver approached the suspected pickpocket and scuffle ensued. During the struggle the pickpocket brandished a knife and stabbed the driver in the hand. The suspect fled the scene but was later arrested by police.