Man charged in Rogers Park knife attack that blinded woman

A man is in custody after police say he attacked a woman with a knife in the Rogers Park neighborhood.

Basil Mohandie faces several charges, including attempted murder and aggravated battery.

Police say Mohandie met the victim at Ashland and Touhy to talk Wednesday morning, and then became angry.

He reportedly stabbed the woman, who is 21-years-old, in her eyes and face, then slashed her wrists and her left leg.

She is now blind, and is in serious condition.

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