CHICAGO - A 39-year-old man has been charged with three felony counts, including attempted murder in the first-degree, in the stabbing of a 44-year-old CTA employee that occurred on November 14, 2021, according to police.
Albert Burage, 39, of the 2100 block of S. Tonne Dr., in Arlington Heights, Ill., was arrested on November 14, 2021 in the 300 block of S. Dearborn.
Burage has been formally charged with three felony counts.
- One felony count - Attempted Murder - First Degree
- One felony count - Aggravated Battery on a Peace Officer
- One felony count - Aggravated Battery on a Transit Employee
He was identified as the offender who, around 5:45 p.m. Sunday evening, stabbed a 44-year-old CTA employee on the train platform in the 300 block of S. Dearborn (1st District). He then struck a Chicago Police officer multiple times with a blunt object.
Burage was due in court today.
Notes & References
Chicago Journal. “CTA Employee Stabbed, CPD Officer Injured, during Altercation on Blue Line at Jackson.” Chicago Journal. Chicago Journal, November 15, 2021. https://www.chicagojournal.com/cta-employee-stabbed-cpd-officer-injured-during-altercation-on-blue-line-at-jackson/. ↩︎