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Albany Park Robber Stabs Victim But Then Runs Off Without Taking Anything, Police Say

The robbery was the second such attack in the area last week.

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CHICAGO — A person was stabbed during an attempted robbery last week in Ravenswood Manor, police said.

The attempted robbery was one of two similar attacks in the area last week, according to a Chicago Police Community Alert.

The first attempted robbery happened 6:30 a.m. Wednesday. The victim was in the 3600 block of West Wilson Avenue when the robber pushed him or her to the ground, police said.

During the second robbery, at 5:45 a.m. Friday, the victim was in the 2800 block of West Montrose Avenue when the robber stabbed him or her, police said.

Both times, the robber took out a knife and demanded property from the victims but then ran off without taking anything, police said.

The attacker was a man who was 30-36 years old, 5-foot-10 to 6 feet tall and 180-240 pounds, police said.

Anyone with information about the attempted robberies was asked to call police at 312-744-8263.