Wanted: Man Suspected Of Beating, Stabbing Mom, Dumping Her In Ditch

CHICAGO (STMW) — Police are looking for a 22-year-old south suburban man suspected of severely beating and stabbing his mother Monday, then driving off after dumping her in a ditch.

Blake Springsteen is suspected of beating his 46-year-old mother in the 3600 block of Flossmoor Road in unincorporated Homewood, a release from the Cook County Sheriff’s office said.

He then reportedly bound her, put her in the trunk of a car and drove her to the village of Crete, where he stabbed her multiple times before leaving her in a ditch in the 900 block of Columbia Street.

The victim remained hospitalized in stable condition as of Tuesday.

Springsteen, of Homewood, is a white male, about 6 feet and 240 pounds.

Sheriff’s police advise the public not to approach Springsteen but if anyone has information about his whereabouts they should call 911 or (847) 635-1188.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)


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