CHICAGO (CBS) — A 31-year-old woman is recovering after she was attacked in the Loop near a CTA platform.
She told police she was near the Adams and Wabash platform when a boy punched her.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Trial: Defense Attorney Calls For Mistrial And Accuses Judge Of Lunging At Her; Judge Denies Claims And Motion
The woman fell to the ground and he took off with her cell phone. It happened Wednesday night around 8:15.
Officers caught up with the offender a few blocks south.
The woman was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Disturbance Brings Chance Of Rain-Snow Mix To Our North Overnight
Chicago police now believe a man wanted in a deadly stabbing in the Loop is responsible for two other violent attacks.
On Saturday afternoon, a man hiding in the bushes near Wacker and Van Buren jumped out and fatally stabbed Anat Kimchi.
She was stabbed the back three times. Kimchi was a University of Maryland student visiting Chicago.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
Police think the same man is behind two previous attacks this month in the Loop, where he came up behind the victims and hit them with something.