Man wanted for striking woman on Red Line train, police say

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This man allegedly attacked a 25-year-old woman on a train near the Red Line Addison station. | Chicago police

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Police are searching for a man suspected of assaulting a woman Wednesday on a Red Line train on the North Side.

The man approached a 25-year-old woman on a train and swore at her and repeatedly struck her in the head and body, Chicago police said.

He briefly exited the train at the Addison station at 11 p.m. and then re-entered and continued the assault before fleeing, police said.

Anyone with information about the suspect was asked to call detectives at (312) 744-8261.