Woman walking with child stabbed on trail near Ingleside

By Mary Chappell
Daily Herald correspondent
Updated 10/22/2019 8:02 AM

A woman walking with her child was stabbed on a trail in the Grant Woods Forest Preserve near Ingleside Monday evening, authorities said.

Lake County sheriff's deputies responded to the a trail north of West Rollins Road and east of North Wilson Road after the victim was stabbed at about 5:15 p.m., according to sheriff's Sgt. Christopher Covelli. The attacker was described as a black woman.


The victim escaped with her child and flagged down help.

She was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville in serious condition.

A woman is in custody, WGN TV is reporting.

Authorities are investigating, and there's no danger to the public, police said.

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