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Evanston Man Stabbed In West Ridge Early Monday, Police Say

The victim didn't realize he had been stabbed until he arrived home, police said.

A man was stabbed in the 7500 block of North Western Avenue early Monday, police said.
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WEST RIDGE — An Evanston man was stabbed early Monday morning in West Ridge, police said.

The victim, a 30-year-old man, was walking in the 7500 block of North Western Avenue between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m. Monday when he was approached by a man who asked him for a cigarette. When the victim declined, the man punch him and stabbed him, according to Chicago Police.

The victim used a ride-share service to flee the scene. When he arrived home, he noticed two superficial stab wounds to his right side, police said. He transported himself to Presence Saint Francis Hospital where he was treated.

Police described the man who stabbed the victim as a 150 pound, 5’10” black man wearing a gray ski cap and red hooded sweatshirt with a Chicago Bulls logo on the front.

The attacker has not bee taken into custody, police said.