Police hunt man suspected of beating, stabbing mother

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The Cook County Sheriff is asking the public to assist in finding a 22-year old suburban man who allegedly kidnapped his mother, stuffed her in a car trunk and dumped her in a ditch.

Blake Springsteen is described as a white male, 6-feet tall, weighing 240 pounds.

The sheriff’s office says Springsteen is suspected of beating his 46-year old mother, tying her up, stuffing her in his car trunk and driving to Crete.  Once there, he allegedly stabbed her multiple times and dumped her into a ditch.

They say she survived the attack and is currently hospitalized.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or the Cook County Sheriff’s Police Department at 847-635-1188


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