Police seek suspect in brutal attack of senior citizen on CTA

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A brutal attack on a senior citizen was captured on video and police are trying to hunt down the man who did it.

The attack happened on Friday March 28th around 9 p.m. on the CTA Skokie Swift line bus.

Police say the suspect started yelling at an older man off camera.

The older man, a senior citizen, begged to be left alone.

The suspect began punching and kicking the senior citizen, until he fell to the ground.

The suspect is described as a Asian male, 5’04”-5’06”, 140 lbs., 22-27 years of age. He was wearing a blue baseball cap with a red iron cross logo on the front, a black jacket with ”A” on the back and an unknown animal (possibly a dog or lion) logo on the front, blue jean pants and black gym shoes.  The suspect boarded the train with a purple and white bicycle.

Anyone with information about the attack is asked to contact Skokie police at (847) 982-5900.

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